Tag: Bolsonaro Administration

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro said in a video published on Saturday, December 19th, that his finance minister Paulo Guedes assured him he will stay on in the government until the end of his administration. Bolsonaro...
RIBEIRÃO PRETO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) Back in 1993, running for President after serving in Congress for four years, Luis Inácio Lula da Silva famously said that “300 picaretas” formed a majority of the 513 seats in Brazil’s lower house...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Leaders of some of Brazil’s largest companies as well as multinationals with offices in the country, have delivered a ‘manifesto’ to Vice-President Hamilton Mourão, stating their concern about the lack of swift action on the...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil has been able to implement only one of the 163 recommendations made by foreign governments regarding its human rights policies at the United Nations, according to a report by twenty-one non-governmental organizations which make...
Column, by Michael Royster RIBEIRÃO PRETO, Brazil – This coming Monday, July 1st, will mark the beginning of the second semester of Jair Bolsonaro’s reign as president of Brazil, so it’s fair to ask the above question. If you ask U.S....
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In addition to protests by teachers and students, investigations into one of his son’s financial activities and the stalemate in social security reform, Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, is now facing...
By Dorah Feliciano, Contributing Reporter BRASILIA, BRAZIL – First came the announcement that state-run petroleum company, Petrobras, was not renewing many of its sponsorships contracts for cultural projects. Now Brazil has announced new rules for the Rouanet Law, the government’s...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s government will auction off twelve airports on Friday which receive annually almost twenty million passengers, and hope to obtain a minimum of R$2.01 billion for the terminals. The...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s federal government plans to save R$209 million per year, by cutting over 20,000 commissioned jobs, according to the Special Secretariat for Debureaocratization, Management and Digital Government of the...



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