2018 election May 22, 2019
Brazil’s presidential candidates split over gun laws
As Brazil’s presidential race looms on the horizon, potential candidates are divided over gun laws. The affectionately named ‘bullet (...) READ MORE
Inching closer to jail time, Lula still remains ahead in polls
Tuesday was a day of mixed emotions for former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. In the morning, a new (...) READ MORE
Explaining Brazil Podcast #2: Can Michel Temer win reelection?
Here’s the second episode of Explaining Brazil, a weekly podcast created by The Brazilian Report. After discussing the federal (...) READ MORE
Will 2018 be the year that Brazilian politics are renewed? Don’t count on it
Brazilians don’t trust their institutions anymore. According to Latinobarómetro, a non-profit organization that conducts political surveys in Latin America, (...) READ MORE
With Rio intervention, Michel Temer launches his reelection bid
Last year, rumors that President Michel Temer was pondering a run for reelection were considered a joke. Temer is (...) READ MORE
With Luciano Huck out of the election – again – who’s got a shot at winning the presidency?
It seems that TV presenter Luciano Huck won’t be running for president after all. For the second time since (...) READ MORE
Who is Luiz Fux, the new chief of Brazil’s Electoral Justice?
Brazil’s Electoral Justice has a new presiding judge. Luiz Fux took over for Justice Gilmar Mendes on Tuesday, and (...) READ MORE
2018 is the year of controversial bills for Brazil’s Congress
Congress is back from its recess, and it won’t be lacking in controversial bills to vote on this year. (...) READ MORE