Protests

Oct 30, 2019
From Chile to Catalunya, Lebanon to Hong Kong … it seems like we’re seeing protests erupt everywhere. But one region seems to have been hit harder than others by this massive wave of disgruntlement: Latin America. We have seen...

Brazil WeeklyOct 28, 2019

Latin America’s veins are wide open

Good morning! This week, we are covering the “Latin...

Latin AmericaOct 23, 2019

Crisis in Chile: a repeat of 2013 Brazil? Or a warning for Brazil’s future?

Chile is facing one of its worst social crises...

Brazil DailyAug 16, 2019

The Supreme Court is gearing up … for war?

Good morning! The end of Mercosur? The Brazilian Supreme...
general strike brazil bolsonaro

Power Jun 14, 2019

Jair Bolsonaro faces first general strike of his presidency

The first general strike of the Jair Bolsonaro presidency took place on Friday, with several trade unions promising walkouts across the country. The principal...
pension reform

Brazil Daily Jun 14, 2019

The pension reform that Congress will vote on, explained

The pension reform that Congress will vote on, explained After weeks of anticipation, the rapporteur of the pension reform, member of Congress Samuel Moreira,...
meat

Brazil Daily May 31, 2019

A meat behemoth to be created in Brazil

A meat behemoth to be created in Brazil Meat companies BRF and Marfrig are keen to merge their operations, creating a giant in the...
privatizations

Brazil Daily May 30, 2019

A crucial day for privatizations in Brazil

A crucial day for privatizations in Brazil The Brazilian Supreme Court will analyze two cases on whether or not the government needs congressional approval...
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Podcast May 29, 2019

Explaining Brazil #62: How to make a bad political climate worse

This episode, How to make a bad political climate worse, is supported by .Futuro | Rio, the B2B conference about technology for decision makers. On...
After pro-Bolsonaro demos, the stalemate continues

Brazil Daily May 28, 2019

After pro-Bolsonaro demos, the stalemate continues

After pro-Bolsonaro demos, the stalemate continues Sunday’s pro-Bolsonaro protests have kept the country at a stalemate. Demos were large enough to dissipate precocious talks...
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Opinion May 27, 2019

Pro-government demos give Bolsonaro some breathing room

In 156 cities across all states, over 100,000 people took to the streets to defend Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s far-right president. According to a survey...
pro-bolsonaro protests

Power May 26, 2019

Pro-Bolsonaro protests: neither a flop, nor overwhelming

As The Brazilian Report described on Sunday afternoon, the May 26 protests in favor of President Jair Bolsonaro could have gone one of three...
bolsonaro demonstrations

Power May 26, 2019

Jair Bolsonaro’s ‘all or nothing’ strategy

Just five months into his term, President Jair Bolsonaro’s relationship with Congress has reached a level of toxicity which is rarely seen in Brazilian...
malls vs. e-commerce

Brazil Weekly May 25, 2019

How Brazilian shopping malls try to survive e-commerce

Good morning! We wrap up the most important facts of the week. Brazilians blaming on President Bolsonaro for Brazil’s economic woes. And shopping malls’...
bolsonaro call to arms

Power May 20, 2019

Bolsonaro’s call to arms could be a shot in the foot

On May 15, around a million protestors took to the streets in over 170 Brazilian cities. Primarily made up of students and teachers, the...
Anti-government protests spread around Brazil

Brazil Daily May 16, 2019

Anti-government protests spread around Brazil

Good morning! Protests against the Jair Bolsonaro administration erupt. President’s son could be a ringleader. A tax reform without the government’s input? Brazilian economy...
First mass anti-government protests raise uncertainties for Bolsonaro

Power May 16, 2019

First mass anti-government protests raise uncertainties for Bolsonaro

In the first major public protests against the Jair Bolsonaro government, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in at least 170...
Is Brazil heading for another truckers' strike?

Business Mar 27, 2019

Is Brazil heading for another truckers’ strike?

Last year, Brazilian truck drivers, disgruntled by rising diesel prices, staged a ten-day strike, blocking roads all across Brazil. As two-thirds of cargo transportation...
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Power Jan 16, 2019

The face of Brazil’s “hipster” alt-right

The new president Jair Bolsonaro was sworn in on January 1 and has already gone to work rearranging the 22 ministries of his cabinet....
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