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Bolsonaro’s Environmental Policy: An Increasing Risk

President Jair Bolsonaro’s inauguration in January marked Brazil’s entry into the ranks of nations recently electing far-right leadership. In the first five months of his term, Bolsonaro’s r has drawn particular ire for altering environmental policies.

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.

Latin America Politics

After Rousseff impeachment vote, what’s next for Brazil?

What’s in store for Rousseff? And, more importantly, how will this debacle affect South America’s largest economy?

Latin America Natural resources and energy

After mining dam collapse, new risks arise for Brazil

New economic and environmental implications are inevitable for Brazil after the recent mining dam collapse in Minas Gerais, which could devastate the environment in  upcoming years. On November 5, 2015,