Elections, violence pushing Brazilians to live abroad
The 2018 elections took their toll on many Brazilians. Political polarization and a sheer fear of a Jair Bolsonaro (...) READ MORE
Essays, preparatory courses and all-night study sessions: meet the 2018 Enem exam
Student Carla Soares turned up at the front door of her local school on a Friday night, in Santarém, (...) READ MORE
Brazil’s Northeast: is it still a Workers’ Party stronghold?
On Thursday evening, thousands took to the streets of the northeastern city of Recife to greet Fernando Haddad, the (...) READ MORE
Leaked document details new Bolsonaro government proposals
When it was announced, the official government program of presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro drew puzzled looks from the electorate. (...) READ MORE
How does Brazil measure up to other emerging markets?
The global financial crises of 2008 and 2011 took their time to reach Brazil. However, when they did, it (...) READ MORE
Why electing Jair Bolsonaro would be terrible for Brazil
Once again, Brazil has made the front cover of The Economist. Back in 2009, the country was flattered to (...) READ MORE
Who killed Marielle Franco? Six months later, no answers
Marielle Franco, 38, a councilwoman for the city of Rio de Janeiro, was on her way home from mediating (...) READ MORE