Brazil Weekly

From Port-au-Prince to Jair Bolsonaro’s cabinet

In this week’s issue: The most important facts of the week. Brazil’s economy recovering steadily (but slowly). From Haiti to Bolsonaro’s cabinet.

The week in review

  • Fraud. As we reported on Oct.10, future economic tsar Paulo Guedes is suspected of having benefited from fraudulent operations in pension funds controlled by executives connected to the Workers’ Party and President Michel Temer’s party, the Brazilian Democratic Movement. The Federal Police has now formally placed him under investigation.
  • G20. During the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, French President Emmanuel Macron conditioned the EU-Mercosur deal to Brazil’s acceptance of the Paris Accords on climate change. President-elect Jair...

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