Brazilian researchers may have found key to fight off tropical diseases
Every summer seems to be the same. The Ministry of Health launches television ads asking people to prevent the (...) READ MORE
Why are Brazil’s presidential polls so different from one another?
At the beginning of June, a presidential poll by DataPoder360 – a company created by news website Poder360 – (...) READ MORE
Why do some Brazilians support a military intervention?
Late last month, truckers across Brazil went on strike and blocked several highways to demand lower fuel prices and (...) READ MORE
Brazil’s PCC has become a multinational criminal enterprise
The First Command of the Capital (PCC) was born on October 31, 1993. The organization, which would later become (...) READ MORE
At 45, Brazil’s agricultural research company reaches a crossroads
Few companies have been as important to Brazil’s agribusiness than Embrapa, the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation. Created in 1972, (...) READ MORE
Will Ciro Gomes’ temper hurt his presidential hopes?
“One has to grow hard but without ever losing tenderness,” answered Ciro Gomes during an interview in late May, (...) READ MORE
Why does Brazil celebrate Valentine’s Day on June 12?
If you are a foreigner living in Brazil, you may have noticed a change in advertisements and shop-windows. All (...) READ MORE
Brazilian government accused of selling citizens’ personal data
Federal prosecutors in Brasilia are investigating whether the Federal Data Processing Service (Serpro), a state-owned IT processing firm, has (...) READ MORE