Tag "Brazil"

Back to homepage
International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Presidential scandal rocks Brazil. French legislative elections heat up. NATO prepares for Trump. Protests continue in Venezuela. All in The Week Ahead.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Uncertainty hits the oil markets. Tensions heat up between Scotland and Westminster. Corruption scandal in Brazil hits dozens across the political spectrum. All in The Week Ahead.  Time to look at oil markets

Economics Latin America

Why is Brazil pushing ahead with contentious pension reform?

Unsustainable pension spending in Brazil threatens to devastate Brazil’s economy. To save the nation from going bust, President Michel Temer proposes a controversial reform package.

Latin America Politics

Will populism flourish in wake of the Odebrecht scandal?

The corruption probe into Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht could lead to increased waves of populism across Latin America.

Latin America Politics

A battle for the Supreme Court begins in Brazil

President Temer’s nomination of Alexandre Morales to the Supreme Court of Brazil is proving controversial due to the country’s ongoing corruption scandal.

Latin America Outlook for 2017

Brazil: Country of the future no more

2016 was a year full of political crises and there were few places where the trouble ran as deep as it did in Brazil. After order broke down last year,

Finance Latin America Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Venezuela divorces itself from reality

Venezuela is seeing conspiracy theories behind its inflation worries and suspension from Mercosur, as Caracas becomes increasingly divorced from reality.

Economics Latin America

Weak opposition keeps Argentina’s economic transformation alive

From 7-10 October, upwards of 21,000 Argentinians headed for the Los Libertadores border crossing to flee the country for basic goods in Chile amid the staggering inflation in Argentina. This

Latin America Politics

What America can learn from populism in Latin America

As the U.S. election cycle comes to an end, Latin America has its own lessons for the United States in dealing with political and economic populism. Presidential candidates, such as

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Foreign ministers discuss Europe. Duterte makes first state visit. Last presidential debate arrives. Brazil may lower interest rates.