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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After months of discussions and negotiations, Brazil’s Embraer and U.S.’s Boeing announced on Thursday morning (July 5th) that they signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a strategic partnership between...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite Brazil's progressive constitution concerns with human rights and social inequalities based on race are still a problem in the country. According to Carioca lawmaker Benedita da Silva and Bahian...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court (STF) decided on Thursday to restrict privileged forum for federal representatives and senators. By seven votes to four, the Justices decided that federal lawmakers can...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President Michel Temer, confirmed on Sunday that the Minister of the General Secretariat of the Presidency, Wellington Moreira Franco, will take over the Ministry of Mines and Energy....
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies approved new legislation for transportation apps, such as Uber and Cabify, which will not require automobile to request special license plates but gave local governments...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Senate gave final approval late on Tuesday, February 20th to a measure that authorizes the federal government to intervene in security in the crime-prone state of Rio de Janeiro....
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...
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