Brazil Daily

Tuesday to Friday, our editorial team distills the most pressing issues facing Brazil, offering insightful commentary, analysis, and exclusive charts. We make sure you’re up to date by the time you finish your coffee. This newsletter is part of our Premium offer. 
Good morning! We’re covering the left and its struggles to challenge Jair Bolsonaro. The crisis within the president’s party gets worse. And Brazil’s upcoming energy auction. (This newsletter is for platinum subscribers only. Become one now!) Early polls signal...

Brazil DailyOct 17, 2019

Brazilians develop state-of-the-art Zika test

Good morning! We’re covering today a groundbreaking way of...

Brazil DailyOct 16, 2019

Brazil could regain growth in 2020

Good morning! Can Brazil defy the global trend of...

Brazil DailyOct 15, 2019

‘Big Center’ wants big losses for the government

Good morning! The government v. Congress’ “Big Center.” Interest...

Brazil Daily Oct 11, 2019

U.S. ignores OECD bid for Brazil

Good morning! Today we look at the scandal created by the U.S. overlooking Brazil for OECD membership. There is also news of a billionaire...

Brazil Daily Oct 10, 2019

Supermarkets get cheaper as economy sputters

Good morning! Today we are looking at Brazil’s economy, which registered deflation in September. There’s also the latest from Jair Bolsonaro’s squabbles with his...

Brazil Daily Oct 09, 2019

Bolsonaro’s PSL: the crumbling of a ruling party

Good morning! Today we are covering the chances of Jair Bolsonaro abandoning his current political party, as well as the admission from WhatsApp that...

Brazil Daily Oct 08, 2019

Oil spills on Brazilian coast from Venezuela, says Petrobras

Good morning! We’re covering Petrobras’ findings on the origin of a mysterious 100-ton oil spill on Brazil’s Northeast coast. Plus, a new bill from...

Brazil Daily Oct 04, 2019

The links between Jair Bolsonaro and organized crime

Good morning! Today we are covering the possible ties of the Bolsonaro family to organized crime. One of Brazil’s largest investment banks suspected of...

Brazil Daily Oct 03, 2019

What will happen to Brazilian jobs?

Good morning! We’re covering the possible devastating effects automation could have on Brazil’s job market. Amazon fires are down, but they have increased in...

Brazil Daily Oct 02, 2019

Brazilian industry’s slow path to recovery

Today, we are covering the struggles of Brazil’s industry sector. The pension reform advances. And how companies want to police employees’ use of messaging...

Brazil Daily Oct 01, 2019

The threat of a “superbug” to Brazilian herds

Good morning! Today, we take a look at how the massive use of antibiotics could create a “superbug” among Brazilian livestock herds. The impasse...

Brazil Daily Sep 27, 2019

The mysterious oil spill on Brazilian shores

Good morning! Today, we cover the massive oil spill along the Brazilian coast. The future of Operation Car Wash—and a soap-opera story involving the...

Brazil Daily Sep 26, 2019

China swine fever to slash Brazilian soybean exports

Good morning! We’re covering the impacts of Chinese swine fever on Brazilian agricultural trade. The lowering approval ratings of President Jair Bolsonaro. An investigation...

Brazil Daily Sep 25, 2019

What to make of Bolsonaro’s UNGA speech

Good morning! Today, we analyze Jair Bolsonaro’s speech at the UN—and what Brazil’s Congress did while the president was away. Also, Petrobras lobbies against...

Brazil Daily Sep 24, 2019

Can Bolsonaro ‘green-wash’ Brazil’s image?

Good morning! Today, we cover Jair Bolsonaro’s debut in the UN General Assembly. Is the Boeing-Embraer deal in jeopardy? And how Brazilians perceive corruption....

Brazil Daily Sep 20, 2019

Police operation on government whip to spark crisis

Good morning! An investigation into the Senate to spark tensions in Brasília. How companies remain unaware of the General Data Protection Law. OECD slashes...

Brazil Daily Sep 19, 2019

The first veto to the Mercosur-EU trade agreement

Good morning! European countries start moving to kill the Mercosur-EU deal. The outlook for the Brazilian economy. And what to expect from Jair Bolsonaro’s...

Brazil Daily Sep 18, 2019

Are Brazil’s interest rates set to fall further?

Good morning! The Central Bank is set to lower interest rates in Brazil—but what should we expect moving forward? Plus, the doubts around Jair...