Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Brazilian Real. We will talk about how the Brazilian currency helped the country escape inflation, allowed wealth distribution, and gave the country some much-needed economic stability. Plus, pro-Bolsonaro demonstrators took to the streets to celebrate Justice Minister Sergio Moro—in demos that were much smaller than last month. And President Bolsonaro could fulfill a campaign promise to open up the Brazilian economy. Enjoy the read!
Euan Marshall is a Scottish journalist living in São Paulo. He is co-author of A to Zico: An Alphabet of Brazilian Football.
An award-winning journalist with experience covering Brazilian politics and international affairs. His work has been featured across Brazilian and French media outlets.