Guide to Brazil
Guide to Brazil
Argentina looking to get back into Brazil's good books with visit
Feb 12, 2020
Meetings between Argentina's foreign minister and the Bolsonaro administration seek to re-establish trade ties between the neighboring countries
Feb 11, 2020
Skilled workers harder to come by in Brazil
Brazilian industries can't hire qualified workers. Trump to remove...
Feb 02, 2020
Who should Brazil cheer for in the U.S. elections?
Brazil's government and opposition are beginning to...
Feb 01, 2020
Numbers of the week: Feb. 1, 2020
This is Brazil by the Numbers, a weekly digest...
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...
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...
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
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
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...
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....
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...
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."...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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