Explaining Brazil #73: Is Brazil capable of protecting the Amazon on its own?
Jair Bolsonaro’s laissez-faire environmental policy could have irreversible consequences not only for Brazil—but for the entire world. And one (...) READ MORE
Explaining Brazil #72: Can Brazil approve a tax reform in 2019?
The Brazilian Congress is back from vacation. And the country’s lawmakers have a lot on their plates. After six (...) READ MORE
Explaining Brazil #71: How Brazil’s prisons became war zones
Since the turn of the year of 2016 to 2017, over 200 inmates were killed within government-run prisons. In (...) READ MORE
If Brazil’s country risk is top-notch, why isn’t it investment-grade yet?
Less than a month ago, Forbes’ Kenneth Rapoza spread the word of Brazil returning to the attentions of Wall (...) READ MORE
Explaining Brazil #70: Data protection changes coming your way
Next year, Brazil’s General Data Protection Law will come into force, redefining concepts like consent and data privacy in (...) READ MORE
Why isn’t there more seaborne cargo transportation in Brazil?
On Thursday (July 18), the government published a new minimum freight pricing table—to the consternation of truck drivers. Since (...) READ MORE
Explaining Brazil #69: Why Argentina’s presidential election matters to Brazil
Argentina is Brazil’s third-biggest trading partner—and the main destination of Brazilian manufactured goods. That’s one of the main reasons (...) READ MORE
Explaining Brazil #68: Discovering Rio’s Little Africa
The name Little Africa, Pequena África in Portuguese, has been featured in books, songs, and lyrics of famous samba (...) READ MORE