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Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Today is crunch time for Brexit, as Prime Minister Theresa May tries to drum up support for her plan. She appears to be losing: many members of parliament (MP's) theoretically allied...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After more than forty years as a fugitive, thirteen of those living in Brazil, Italy’s Cesare Battisti, was captured in Santa Cruz de la Sierra on Saturday. Both Italian...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s last quarter 2018 saw the election of Jair Bolsonaro, who began immediately to act as if he were already President. Lame duck Michel Temer, the least popular President in Brazil’s...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Less than fifteen days after one of the fiercest presidential campaigns in Brazilian history, president-elect, Jair Bolsonaro and members of opposing political parties are currently on the same side...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Continuing our curmudgeonly concentration on the State of Rio de Janeiro, we look at its legislative assembly (ALERJ), where the October 7th election decidedly created surprises, the greatest being the success...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s President Michel Temer urged Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday to end China's surtaxes on sugar and chicken exports from Brazil. The Brazilian leader is in Johannesburg, South...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The most sacred cow in Brazil is Petrobras. When calved in 1953, its birthright included a monopoly over the exploration, production, development, refining and distribution of oil and gas. It lost...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Supreme Court has given the government of President Michel Temer until Friday to explain a recent resolution which establishes a new minimum freight rate. The resolution has received...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s General Attorney’s office (PGR) released a document on Wednesday (April 18th) opposing a request made by Roraima state’s governor to Brazil’s Supreme Court to temporarily close Brazil’s border...

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