Brazilian economist Monica de Bolle on where Bolsonaro’s coronavirus response gets it wrong – and how the government can protect both people and jobs
While wealthy residents shelter in place, many of those living on the edge of the region’s biggest cities face impossible choices.
Huge pot-banging protests show how vulnerable Brazil’s president is amid the coronavirus outbreak. Coming days will be critical.
The region spends less on healthcare than the Middle East, and other ailments like cancer have already been on the rise.
As a black businessman, Nelson Narciso Filho is an exception in Brazil’s corporate world. He’s trying to change that.
From drones to facial recognition, police across the region are adopting digital tools. But some worry about abuse.
The announcement of a new council to oversee Amazon policy might suggest a changing stance toward deforestation.
The world’s fifth-most populous country is one of the main prizes in a global encounter between Beijing and Washington.
The possibility of an encounter between Brazil’s Dom Pedro II and Frederick Douglass in 1876 raises questions about what might have been.
Culture wars – not free markets – have been the driving force behind Brazil’s new diplomacy. That could change in 2020.
Brazil’s military still plays a major role in Bolsonaro’s government. But after a wave of firings and public disputes, some say the relationship is in trouble.