Brazil Weekly

Why Brazil’s richest man is no longer Brazil’s richest man

Hello! In this issue of our Weekly Report: Jair Bolsonaro’s approval ratings, and why Jorge Paulo Lemann is no longer Brazil’s richest man.

The week in review

  • Problems ahead. Just this week, President Jair Bolsonaro contradicted his top two cabinet members. After Justice Minister Sergio Moro invited a gun control activist to an unpaid consultant position, Mr. Bolsonaro promptly ordered her dismissal. But the more worrisome episode involved Economy Minister Paulo Guedes. The president admitted to the possibility of diluting the pension system—against everything his economic guru has said.
  • Oil. Brazil’s energy council announced the government will hold an auction...

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