Brazil Weekly

How Brazilian shopping malls try to survive e-commerce

Good morning! We wrap up the most important facts of the week. Brazilians blaming on President Bolsonaro for Brazil’s economic woes. And shopping malls’ struggle against e-commerce.

The week in review

Tensions 1. The “push and pull” relationship between the Executive and Legislative branches continues. The House approved some of the President’s provisional decrees which were set to expire on June 3, but Speaker Rodrigo Maia said his relationship with the government’s whip is “beyond repair.” On Friday, Economy Minister Paulo Guedes threatened to resign if lawmakers approve a watered-down version of his pension reform. 

Tensions 2. The...

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