Brazil Struggles to Find a Unified Approach to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Brazil’s President Jair Messias Bolsonaro seems to be trying to go down a different route than the rest of the world when it comes to the COVID-19 crisis. While the “Trump of the Tropics” has been following US policy on many fronts, Donald Trump has stepped back from his earlier claims that...

Destroying the Amazon Isn’t Worth the Profit It Generates

December 20, 2019

Seated in the heart of South America, Brazil is the continent’s biggest economy, instrumental in the development of its neighboring countries. Brazil’s population currently stands at 211 million; however, figures from the World Bank indicate that annual population growth is falling, with rates...

Brazil’s Drama of Unpredictability

January 22, 2018

A court decision this week may cost former President Lula da Silva his candidacy in Brazil's upcoming presidential election. As Brazil braces for its most important election in decades, hopes of stabilization are dwindling. The country is slowly stepping out of an almost three year-long...