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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,

Latin America Power Brokers

How Sérgio Moro is tackling Brazil’s corruption

Moro is quickly becoming a household name in Brazil. His strong stance against corruption has led him to uncover multibillion dollar corruption schemes.

Latin America Politics

Amid scandal and recession, Brazil seeks austerity

The Petrobas corruption probe is severely undermining Brazil President Dilma Rousseff’s administration and fueling market distrust. Sinking deeper into recession, Rousseff has released a $17 billion austerity plan aimed at reliving financial

Finance Latin America

Can private equity help make Brazil the ‘country of the future’ again?

In Brazil, a conjunction of factors is creating unique opportunities for investment in Private Equity. As fundraising picks up again, the country’s economic distress might be ushering what looks like

Economics Latin America

Brazilian exporters seek boost after Petrobras scandal

The economical and political tsunami that struck the Brazilian economy after the Petrobras scandal might be starting to lose strength with the tight new measures that Dilma Rousseff’s administration is

Latin America Politics

Will Brazil’s president Rousseff meddle less with economic policy?

In a document prepared for a recent conference organized by JP Morgan, Ms. Rousseff clearly exposes her new groove. Economic orthodoxy is in, experimentalism is out – or so it

Latin America Politics

GRI Series on Brazil: Elections precede economic reform

In Brazil, economic adjustment will have to come from within the ruling party after the October elections. Complex political coalitions and a shared national social policy agenda have created a