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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL- On Tuesday Brazil’s Lower House will once again try to vote on a controversial bill which includes the establishment of beginning of human life at conception, which would make abortion...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Finance Minister of Brazil, Henrique Meirelles, said that if the pension reform is not approved by Congress this year, it will more difficult to pass by lawmakers next year, an...
Opinion, by Reut Shuker RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Recent legislation in Brazilian congress will change the Marco Civil da Internet (Lei 12.965/14) and will provide politicians with the power to control content posted about them online. According to the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles was in Washington D.C. on Thursday (October 12th) and said Brazil has the potential to grow by four percent per year - in the next three...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After more than ten hours of discussions and discourses, Brazil’s Supreme Court decided that sitting lawmakers can not be removed from office without the endorsement of the Brazilian Congress. The...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – President of Brazil, Michel Temer, recorded a victory on Tuesday (October 10th) as a report by the Chamber of Deputies recommended that the latest charges against the Brazilian leader for...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Opposition lawmakers in brazil are in an uproar after news came out over the weekend that the Temer Administration authorized more than R$15 billion worth of funds for amendments sponsored...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A month ago, the Curmudgeon wrote about a sweeping proposal to reform the French political system, made by France’s newly elected president, Emmanuel Macron. In France, the success of that reform...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This past weekend, while 100,000 people were protesting on Copacabana Beach against beleaguered President Temer, the Prez himself, safely ensconced in Brasília after calling out the Army to protect him from...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Executives from Brazilian meatpacking giant JBS told federal prosecutors that the company paid politicians like current Senate President, Eunicio Oliveira and former Foreign Relations Minister and current Senator Jose Serra,...
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