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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  According to AZ Quest's Walter Maciel, the political scenario in Brazil today is "diametrically opposed" to March last year, when the government had no support in Congress and was stalled in relation to the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s government will cut its stake in power company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA , or Eletrobras, to 45% from its current 61% in a planned privatization process, a senior official in the Energy Ministry...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  (AFP) Brazil's Congress passed a bill on Wednesday, February 10th,  giving autonomy to the Central Bank, as President Jair Bolsonaro moved to start delivering on a long-delayed agenda of economic reforms. Investors have been clamoring...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Opposition lawmakers booed Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday, February 3rd, as he addressed a joint session of Congress to lay out his legislative priorities for the year. Bolsonaro, who is facing criticism for...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Allies of Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro are set to win leadership roles in Congress on Monday, February 1st, bolstering his standing but not necessarily his economic team’s reform agenda, analysts and politicians said. Rodrigo...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite a deep recession and the world’s second-deadliest COVID-19 outbreak, candidates backed by Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro are expected to win control of Congress next month, politicians and analysts said on Monday, January 18th. Bolsonaro...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Congress is preparing to vote on two Civil and State Police framework bills that limit the power of governors over the police forces of states and the Federal District. The bills introduce changes in the...
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 Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was one of three heads of states who paid homage to the late South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Nelson Mandela, with speeches...

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