Infrastructure May 20, 2019
What could Brazil gain from privatizing Petrobras?
More than just a company, Petrobras is part of Brazil’s identity. It was founded in 1953, following a nationalist (...) READ MORE
Indigenous people debut “shareholder activism” in Brazil
Relations between indigenous groups and private corporations in Brazil have always been tense—with clashes being observed in over 400 (...) READ MORE
Brazil’s biggest retailer is a bargain. Why hasn’t anyone bought it yet?
The Brazilian retail sector has shown some life in 2018, growing by 2.3 percent—its best result in five years. (...) READ MORE
Avianca Brazil’s woes could lead to more concentration in air travel market
Easter is a popular time for Brazilians to get out of the city, seek some relaxation further afield, or (...) READ MORE
One year on from the truck drivers’ strike: has anything changed?
In May 2018, truck drivers around Brazil staged a 10-day strike which brought the country to a near standstill. (...) READ MORE
The government’s strategy to avoid another truckers’ strike
The Brazilian government is pandering to transportation workers in a hope to avoid a truckers’ strike in the molds (...) READ MORE
Will low-cost carriers actually make air travel in Brazil cheaper?
Flying low-cost is still a relatively new concept in Brazil. It was only in 2016 that regulators began loosening (...) READ MORE