Trade

Feb 12, 2020
Meetings between Argentina's foreign minister and the Bolsonaro administration seek to re-establish trade ties between the neighboring countries

Brazil DailyFeb 11, 2020

Skilled workers harder to come by in Brazil

Brazilian industries can't hire qualified workers. Trump to remove...

PowerFeb 02, 2020

Who should Brazil cheer for in the U.S. elections?

Brazil's government and opposition are beginning to...

SocietyFeb 01, 2020

Numbers of the week: Feb. 1, 2020

This is Brazil by the Numbers, a weekly digest...
Brexit opportunity brazilian companies

Brazil Daily Jan 31, 2020

The Brexit opportunity for Brazilian companies

How Brexit could affect Brazilian companies. The imminent firing of the president's Chief of Staff. And new rules for loans that present risks for...
Gun market soars in Brazil under Jair Bolsonaro

Business Jan 28, 2020

Gun market soars in Brazil under Jair Bolsonaro

On the campaign trail, Jair Bolsonaro was a firm advocate for more guns in the hands of "upstanding" citizens. His first-year moves...
Brazil India trade relations

Power Jan 24, 2020

What Bolsonaro wants from India

The Brazilian president will take part in India's Republic Day celebrations—and hopes to improve bilateral relations and trade between the two countries
Due to the economic crisis and hyperinflation in Venezuela, the unofficial dollar exchange rate reaches VEF 250,000 for USD 1. Photo: Sunsinger/Shutterstock

Latin America Jan 21, 2020

Why Brazilian trade with Venezuela has hit a 20-year low

Imports and exports have fallen significantly, but ideological squabbling between Bolsonaro and Maduro isn't the main cause
Trump keeps OECD promise to Bolsonaro

Brazil Daily Jan 15, 2020

Trump keeps OECD promise to Bolsonaro

The most recent twist in Brazil's quest for OECD membership. The lack of internet connection is the main hurdle for the development...
evangelical voters

Brazil Weekly Jan 13, 2020

Lula’s plan to get the evangelical vote

Good morning!  This week, how the Workers’ Party tries to lure Evangelical voters to the left. Jair Bolsonaro’s trip to India. Brazil’s lost decade....
Ideology and trade pose Iran dilemma for Bolsonaro government

Latin America Jan 10, 2020

Ideology and trade pose Iran dilemma for Bolsonaro government

Brazil and Argentina have traditionally held close trade relationships with Iran, regardless of who is in power. Bolsonaro's foreign policy could put...
debt brazilian companies

Brazil Daily Jan 08, 2020

In debt, Brazilian firms could miss out on economic recovery

Big Brazilian firms in debt could miss out on Brazil's recovery. How Brazil's relationship with Iran is developing. Bolsonaro refuses to "tax the sun."...
U.S.-Iran conflict

Brazil Weekly Jan 06, 2020

How would Brazil act if a U.S.-Iran conflict breaks out?

The possible ripple effects of U.S.-Iran tensions in Brazil.
Brazilian Embassy in Washington lays empty for the longest time since 1925

Power Dec 20, 2019

Brazilian Embassy in Washington lays empty for the longest time since 1925

In his first year in office, President Jair Bolsonaro’s foreign policy was marked by a near unwavering alignment with the U.S. The northern ally...
foreign policy brazil china

Power Dec 18, 2019

Bolsonaro year 1: Foreign policy

Brazil’s foreign policy under Jair Bolsonaro has put “America first,” with the president preaching total alignment with the White House. His diplomacy is spearheaded...
U.S.-China trade agreement: good or bad for Brazil?

Brazil Weekly Dec 16, 2019

U.S.-China trade agreement: good or bad for Brazil?

Good morning! This week, the expected implications of the trade deal between the U.S. and China on Brazil. The UN’s worries about the health...
Alberto Fernandez Argentina new president

Latin America Dec 10, 2019

The future of Brazil-Argentina relations

Heads of state from around Latin America will be gathered today in Buenos Aires, as Alberto Fernández takes office as the new president of...
U.S. President Donald Trump. trade war Photo: Evan El-Amin

Brazil Daily Dec 03, 2019

What’s behind Trump’s new “trade war” with Brazil?

Good morning! We’re covering today Donald Trump’s “trade war” with Brazil. A gaffe putting Brazil between Taipei and Beijing. GDP figures for Q3. And...
Trump wants to come after Brazil steelmakers. What should we expect?

Business Dec 02, 2019

Trump wants to come after Brazil steelmakers. What to expect?

Monday got off to a turbulent start after U.S. President Donald Trump used his Twitter account to threaten Brazil and Argentina with new import...
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