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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

Can Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff come back?

Despite poor performance of the interim government, Dilma Rousseff’s chances remain slim. Michel Temer is now seen as the lesser of two evils.

Latin America Politics

Brazil’s interim government faces many challenges, few solutions

Brazil’s new Interim President must pull the economy out of a deep recession while pacifying a polarized nation.

Economics Latin America

Rousseff takes new tone on Brazil’s economic policy

Dilma Rousseff has announced liberal measures for the economy after re-election, but skepticism remains regarding the viability of more profound reforms as relations with the opposition reach rock bottom.   In what has