Guide to Brazil
Guide to Brazil
Feb 13, 2020
According to a study by newspaper Folha de S.Paulo, the local administrations at the municipal and state levels in São Paulo had allocated BRL 5.3 billion for drainage projects between 2016 and 2018. The list of projects included reservoirs,...
Feb 06, 2020
Kids, just don’t have sex…
In 2020, Brazil’s Human Rights Ministry has launched a campaign promising to have the solution to combat teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases: kids,...
Jan 30, 2020
End of the line, virus!
Even more contagious than the new strain of coronavirus that emerged in mid-December is misinformation about the disease. The number of cases is jumping...
Jan 23, 2020
Glenn x Prosecutors
A federal prosecutor presented charges of criminal association and phone tapping against American journalist Gleen Greenwald for his role in the so-called “Car Wash...
Jan 16, 2020
Australia vs. Amazon
All of a sudden, the Amazon rainforest dropped sharply down the West’s list of concerns. The koalas and kangaroos suffering from the fires in...
Dec 05, 2019
Leo and the Amazon
When it comes to the Amazon rainforest fires in 2019, we could compile an extensive list of lies spouted by President Jair Bolsonaro. But...
Nov 28, 2019
Latin America has become red and black. But it didn’t happen all of sudden. Flamengo’s perfect weekend—champions of the Copa Libertadores on Saturday and...
Nov 21, 2019
Racism in Brazil?…No way!
Brazil needs to talk about racism, as the President thinks it doesn’t exist. “It’s a black person thing,” said William Waack, one of Brazil’s...
Nov 14, 2019
For B, the BRICS is all about the ‘C’
Brasilia is closer to Beijing than it appears 🇨🇳 🇧🇷 Over the past ten years, China has become Brazil’s main trading partner, accounting for...
Nov 07, 2019
Brazil’s tragedy awards
Brazil is no country for old men, or women. Or the poor. Or marine life. Perhaps no vulnerable living thing will be spared from...
Oct 31, 2019
Trick or treat?
It’s Halloween in Brazil. Well, these days it seems that Brazilians feel stuck in a nightmare every day, no matter the date. What scares...
Oct 24, 2019
Oh, Latin America. Why so tempestuous?
Oh, Latin America. Why so tempestuous? Throughout its history, the former colony has suffered from an obvious political, social and economic disease that comes...
Oct 19, 2019
If you read The Brazilian Report regularly, you have undoubtedly come across reports about how difficult it is to build a new business from...
Oct 11, 2019
It seems that Brazil’s fauna and flora can’t find a minute’s peace in 2019. Still recovering from the enormous Amazon fire crisis that killed...
Oct 04, 2019
“Rio de Janeiro is still beautiful,” say the famous lyrics of Brazilian singer Gilberto Gil. The quote is catchy and widely repeated by people...
Sep 27, 2019
The whole world got a chance to see Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro in his element. In his first appearance at the United Nations General...
Sep 20, 2019
#SaveTheAmazon or ‘save with Amazon’? In 2010, three years before the beginning of the street protests that ended with former President Dilma Rousseff’s controversial impeachment,...
Sep 13, 2019
Rio de Janeiro mayor Marcelo Crivella, pictured above, sparked a homophobic crusade against an Avengers comic last week. Crivella—who is also an evangelical bishop—ordered...
Sep 06, 2019
Since mass protests in 2013, Brazil has become increasingly politically polarized. After Bolsonaro’s election, this has grown even stronger. With huge political differences, even...
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