What does China stand to gain from investing in Latin America’s energy projects? Where is China looking next in the region?
Brazil’s oil and gas and electricity sectors are an important destination for Chinese direct investment.
To remain competitive, Brazil will have to revise its regulations and reverse many of the reforms instituted just a few years ago.
Among a number of weak political and social organizations, the Brazilian judicial system stands out as the most effective and trustworthy of the country’s institutions. Because Brazilian courts are highly autonomous, they have the unique capability to independently evaluate the constitutionality of actions taken by the other branches of government.…
Rousseff’s upcoming visit presents an important opportunity to advance the global climate agenda.
With Brazil’s state oil company Petrobras engulfed in a massive corruption scandal, the government looks poised to introduce an energy sector overhaul.
Brazil faces enormous challenges, but Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment is not likely one of them.
Over the past weeks, public discontent with the administration of President Dilma Rousseff has continued to rise.
Even though the Snowden affair paralyzed relations, exchanges between Brazilian and US officials have endured.
Brazil must focus on reforms that will make Petrobras more competitive and create an attractive investment environment.
How bad is Petrobras’ situation today, and what bright spots are on the horizon?
Across Latin America, the sustained decline in global oil prices has had a profound impact on economic growth, political stability and the viability of resource nationalism – when governments assert more control over the nation’s natural resources.
What plausible explanations are there for the unprecedented, anti-corruption social and institutional reactions recently seen in Latin America?
Brazil is on track to double its oil and gas production following a series of energy policy reforms aimed at increasing investment.
An interview with Peter Hakim about the impacts of Lava Jato, Brazil’s political polarization, and the country’s role in the international community