COVID-19 is putting pressure on Jair Bolsonaro. But calls for a united opposition ignore political realities.
A decree has given Brazil’s military temporary authority over the fight against deforestation – while government actions continue to fuel it.
A comparison between Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico shows the decisive role of institutions.
Sérgio Moro’s departure is likely to cost the president some support, but its impact is complex.
What do 1904’s smallpox vaccination riots in Rio de Janeiro tell us about today’s Brazil?
Huge pot-banging protests show how vulnerable Brazil’s president is amid the coronavirus outbreak. Coming days will be critical.
Real growth hinges on a sustained reform agenda including changes to the tax code, writes a longtime Brazil expert.
When AQ visited Ceará in 2018, it was among the most violent in the country. A lot has changed.
President Jair Bolsonaro’s efforts to roll-back environmental regulations reverse years of innovative policymaking in Brazil.
Consumers in China and elsewhere are increasingly concerned about the environment.
Revelations about prosecutors’ bias and rule-breaking could prevent the opposition from renewing itself.
How the agreement could help Brazil become more competitive – now and in the future.
This article is adapted from AQ’s latest issue on Latin America’s anti-corruption movement. It is hard to overstate the importance of international collaboration for investigating corruption in Latin America. Simply put, operations like Brazil’s Lava Jato would probably not have existed without the information and technical assistance provided by the U.S. or Switzerland—in particular, the sharing … Read more The Next Frontier in Latin America’s Anti-Corruption Drive