Tag: Reform

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Nicaragua's parliament on Tuesday passed an electoral system reform that bans party financing from abroad and limits the involvement of international observers, which is seen by opponents as an attempt by President Daniel Ortega...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Alberto Ramos, head of the Latin America Economic Research team in the Global Investment Research Division of Goldman Sachs, has called for an "ambitious reform agenda" in order to unlock...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s social security reform proposal forecasts savings of least R$1 trillion over a period of ten years, announced the country’s Economy Minister, Paulo Guedes, on Tuesday. "The idea is...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Data on the 2015 National Secondary Education Examination (Enem) test given to high school students show the urgent need to reform Brazil’s high school system, said government officials on Tuesday...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With the promise of trying to listen to all different viewpoints before defining a proposal to be sent to Congress, the Brazilian government started Wednesday to discuss the country’s social...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, stated on Thursday that the country must face 'head on’ the social security reform. According to the President the Brazilian population is getting older and life-expectancy...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Nearly a month of countrywide protests amidst the global spotlight of hosting (and winning) the FIFA Confederations Cup has left Brazil reeling. The crowds at the protests have...

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