Opinion, by Michael Royster
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Everyone knows that Brazil’s legal and political system is a complete disaster, and that the country of Brazil is well on its way to becoming a failed state, following the example of the State and City of Rio de Janeiro, which are both in that category. Therefore, everyone wants “reform”.
Everyone, that is, except the politicians who have become rich and (in)famous by gaming the system for their own personal benefit.
After Dilma was dumped by the Chamber of Deputies, Vice President Temer assumed office amid hopes that, as someone . . .