Brazil

This was expected, and  a positive year is about to end for the motor vehicle market in Brazil. Anfavea’s start-of-year forecast to produce 2.41 million vehicles in 2017 has already been substantially exceeded (2.48 million vehicles were produced from January to ...

Brazil : Updated Economic Indicators : On 1/12, the IBGE announced the results for the 3rd quarter of GDP. Unfortunately they are not very comforting, even if they confirm a positive trend for the third consecutive quarter. GDP grew by 0.1% ...

With 251 votes in favor and 233 against, in the evening of 25 October 2017, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies decided to dismiss the denunciations of obstruction of justice and criminal organization against the President of the Republic, Michel Temer. As ...

The decision to take no further action on the complaints against Temer has virtually started the election campaign for the presidential elections of October 2018. The polls for a moment look at a ballot between Lula and Bolsonaro, but the journey is still ...

Due to political crisis, Michel Temer announced that won’t participate of G20 meeting, provided to be on 7th and 8th of July in Hamburg, Germany. By Fabrício Barbosa Brazil has getting international attention on recent months due to its political ...

One thing is for sure: President Michel Temer has committed a crime Yesterday, news broke that Brazil’s President Michel Temer was caught on tape discussing hush money with the owner of the world’s leading meat producing company, JBS. Businessman Joesley Batista ...

JBS finds itself in the spotlight for the second time this year. Dirty meat put JBS on the front page in March 2017. Now, dirty money has put the Brazilian meatpackers back in the spotlight. Thanks to the company’s owners, ...

What Marine Le Pen and Dilma Rousseff have in common ? Le Pen’s protectionist policies recall Dilma’s own resistance to foreign goods. This article was orginally published by our partner Plus55 and written by Mauricio Bento. Marion Anne Perrine Le Pen, ...

Temer’s reformist agenda is at risk, as the Supreme Court orders investigations against top government officials Brazilian President Michel Temer can’t catch a break. When his administration finally reached a deal with his coalition in Congress to approve the pension ...

The question of Brazilian tourist visas has raised a debate between the country’s top officials. While the Tourism Minister sees visa regulations as a way to boost the economy, the Foreign Minister stands by tradition. Like his predecessor José Serra, new Foreign Minister ...