Articles December 6, 2019
Smaller overdraft fees set to hit Brazilian banks hard
As Brazil grapples with having 63 million of its population in debt, the National Monetary Council continues to take (...) READ MORE
Private sector the solution for Brazil’s sanitation crisis?
The Lagos microregion to the northeast of Rio de Janeiro is a picture-postcard place filled with idyllic beaches that (...) READ MORE
Currency exchange: not something to be thankful for
Good morning! We’re covering Brazil’s hectic currency. Black Friday 2019: workers choosing gifts over paying debts. And Bolsonaro accused (...) READ MORE
Brazil seeking funds to manage climate change and natural disasters
This week, severe rains in the Northeastern city of Salvador caused around 300 people to be displaced as rivers (...) READ MORE
Abusing the Earth a sin for Brazilian Evangelicals. But will they fight for the Amazon?
When the Brazilian city of São Paulo abruptly went dark in the afternoon on August 19, there was talk (...) READ MORE
Explaining Brazil #87: Brazil’s age of extreme politics
President Jair Bolsonaro has founded his own far-right group. But this has hardly been the first time we have (...) READ MORE
Will YouTube curb misinformation in Brazil? Don’t count on it
Godwin’s law is an internet adage asserting that “as an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison (...) READ MORE