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Mar 30, 2020
Bolsonaro's handling of the Covid-19 crisis may alienate parts of his electoral coalition, but there is also the possibility he will come out on top

CoronavirusMar 30, 2020

Brazil’s fund industry surviving the Covid-19 crisis

Despite the stock market plummeting, investment funds...

Brazil WeeklyMar 30, 2020

Can Brazil’s elections go ahead in 2020?

This week: How the 2020 elections may...

Latin AmericaMar 29, 2020

Low testing casts doubt over Covid-19 reality in Brazil

Panama is a textbook example in Latin...
Brazil quietly passes new 5G regulations, we explain

Tech Mar 28, 2020

Brazil quietly passes new 5G regulations

While everyone is worried about the Covid-19 outbreak, the Brazilian government silently passed new rules for 5G infrastructure
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Society Mar 28, 2020

Numbers of the week: Mar. 28, 2019

Covid-19, President Bolsonaro’s statements, the government’s reaction, G20's trillionaire rescue, repatriation in Peru, "vertical" isolation, state governors against the president
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Tech Mar 27, 2020

Tech Roundup, Mar. 27, 2019 | Brazilians turn to AI against Covid-19

You’re reading The Brazilian Report‘s weekly tech roundup, a digest of the most important news on technology and innovation in Brazil. This week’s topics:...
Indigenous communities at risk of "genocide" with Covid-19 outbreak

Environment Mar 27, 2020

Indigenous communities at risk of “genocide” with Covid-19 outbreak

Though cases of coronavirus have yet to appear in Brazil's indigenous villages, specialists fear that the epidemic could decimate traditional populations
Brazil to pay emergency salary to informal workers

Brazil Daily Mar 27, 2020

Brazil to pay emergency salary to informal workers

The relief package passed to help informal workers. The rise in Covid-19 infections and deaths. And Donald Trump's latest move to topple...
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Latin America Mar 26, 2020

Covid-19, terrorism charges: is Maduro done in Venezuela?

As coronavirus hits the Americas, Venezuela's embattled president receives a bounty for his capture from the U.S. government
Brazil energy consumption drops as states go in quarantine

Business Mar 26, 2020

Brazil’s energy consumption drops as states go in quarantine

As Brazil's in-person economy takes a halt, industrial energy consumption takes a huge dip
court Jair Bolsonaro during a conference call with governors. Photo: Marcos Corrêa/PR

Brazil Daily Mar 26, 2020

Bolsonaro and governors on a collision course

The disputes between Jair Bolsonaro and state governors. Understanding the movements of the stock market. And the battle on social media
Between a rock and a hard place, Bolsonaro favors economy over health

Coronavirus Mar 25, 2020

Between a rock and a hard place, Bolsonaro favors economy over health

While the World Health Organization pleads for isolation and lockdown, Bolsonaro wants to send people back to work, with one eye on...
With the uptick of people using streaming services during self-isolation, there was a fear that Brazil's internet would not be up to the task. Officials say there is nothing to worry about Anucha Cheechang

Coronavirus Mar 25, 2020

Brazil’s internet can handle the Covid-19 crisis, say officials

With the uptick of people using streaming services during self-isolation, there was a fear that Brazil's internet would not be up to the task
How much is Brazil actually spending against Covid-19?

Brazil Daily Mar 25, 2020

Brazil lagging behind in anti-Covid-19 measures

The government's efforts for economic relief against Covid-19. Jair Bolsonaro's inflammatory address to Brazilians. And the possibility of a "war effort"
AMLO, Bolsonaro feel the limits of personalized politics

Latin America Mar 24, 2020

AMLO and Bolsonaro feel the limits of personalized politics

Coming to power through a political crisis does not prepare one to deal with a systemic one
Sources: Political leaders negotiate Bolsonaro's impeachment

Brazil Daily Mar 24, 2020

Sources: Political leaders negotiate Bolsonaro’s impeachment

An exclusive report detailing impeachment talks in Brasília. A failed attempt to allow companies to suspend contracts. The Central Bank's move to...
Bolsonaro new decree comes in for criticism

Coronavirus Mar 23, 2020

Bolsonaro’s new decree comes in for criticism

The decree foresees suspending workers for four months without pay, which could aggravate Brazil's problems further
The troubled relationship between the Bolsonaro family and China

Opinion Mar 23, 2020

The troubled relationship between the Bolsonaro family and China

Recent spats between the president's son and the Chinese ambassador have reignited old suspicions between Brazil and the Asian giant
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