Power October 22, 2019
Could a TV presenter snatch Brazil’s 2018 election?
If you’re following the Brazilian media, you’ve probably read that the polarization between former President Luiz Inácio Lula da (...) READ MORE
Brazil’s Congress wants to ban all abortions – even for rape victims
In July 2013, millions of Brazilians crowded the streets asking for political change. Just a year later, however, voters (...) READ MORE
Brazil’s President Temer dodges indictment, but loses political power
It was close to 9 pm when Congressman Celso Jacob approached the podium in the middle of the Brazilian (...) READ MORE
São Paulo’s mayor: a marketing expert with a laundry list of faux pas?
Last year, João Doria emerged as an electoral phenomenon. With no electoral experience whatsoever, the former TV show host (...) READ MORE
Understand the process that could (but won’t) unseat Brazil’s President
Brazil’s lower house will likely vote this Wednesday on an indictment request against President Michel Temer, who has been (...) READ MORE
President Temer takes Brazil back to the 19th century
In 1997, under President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, the Brazilian Ministry of Labor created a special unit to monitor slave (...) READ MORE