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Gilmar Mendes: Brazil election campaign fund not big enough

  The president of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal, minister Gilmar Mendes, admitted in an interview with Reuters that the resources of the fund approved by...

Brazil Is Ready to Turn the Page on an Era of...

By Ian Bremmer Once Dilma Rousseff was impeached last August, much of the world’s media turned its focus from Brazil toward other issues: Trump’s triumph,...

Amazon rainforest under threat as Brazil tears up protections

The Amazon rainforest is facing a new threat: politics. Brazilian laws that protect the world’s largest rainforest are threatened by the country’s continuing political...

Brazil lawmakers pass labour bill in bittersweet victory for Temer

Brazil's lower house of Congress on Wednesday approved the main text of a bill to relax the country's restrictive labour laws, a main plank...

Brazil has little room for more pension reform concessions: Meirelles

Brazilian Finance Minster Henrique Meirelles said on Wednesday that there is little room for additional concessions to interest groups in a pension reform bill...

Debt Relief and Austerity Measures of Brazilian States Approved at Congress

Brazil's lower house of Congress on Tuesday approved the main text of a bill granting debt relief to cash-strapped states that adopt belt-tightening measures,...

Plus 55: How Odebrecht allegedly bought out the Brazilian Congress

For decades, Brazil has been under a kleptocracy of unknown proportions. While Brazilians have never felt fully represented by their politicians, nobody could know...

Politics and corruption: What to expect next week ?

by Fausto Freire The list of high authorities that the Supreme Court (STF) authorized to be investigated fell like a bomb in Brasilia. Nine ministers...
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