• Vice President Michel Temer has assumed the Brazilian presidency on an interim basis. An end to Brazil’s trauma depends on his government’s performance, particularly in its success in reviving the country’s economy.

    May 18 2016 Voces
  • While Brazil’s political future hangs in the balance, Petrobras – the state oil company at the center of Brazil’s largest corruption scandal – is also facing great uncertainty.

    May 2 2016 Voces
  • While there is no guarantee that it will produce a better government, Brazilians should have their chance for direct elections.

    Apr 29 2016 Voces
  • With the first South American Olympics slated to begin in under four months, it is impossible to ignore the harm that the current situation in Brazil is inflicting on the historic occasion.

    Apr 15 2016 Voces
  • The Brazilian Congress is likely to vote on whether to impeach Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and cut short her presidency.

    Oct 1 2015 Voces
  • Brazil’s situation could be best described as serious, but not hopeless.

    Sep 21 2015 Voces
  • Brazil’s debilitating problems seem to be of far greater interest than its spectacular rise just a few years ago.

    Sep 8 2015 Voces
  • Brazil was been promised upwards of $50 billion in finance and investment by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in late May.

    Jun 15 2015 China & Latin America
  • In the lead-up to Brazil’s presidential elections, Chinese media reports have offered varied perspectives on China-Brazil relations.

  • The creation of the New Development Bank, also known as the BRICS bank, was announced at the BRICS summit in Brazil.

    Jul 17 2014 China & Latin America
  • Chinese media attention focused on Brazil and the World Cup in June.