Brazil Weekly

Every Monday, you'll get a look forward to the next seven days ahead, keeping you abreast on what to look out for and a recap of the week, coupled with exclusive political and economic analysis on Brazil. This newsletter is part of our Standard offer.
This week, we talk about how China moves to know more about Brazil. Scientists believe they’ve found the origin of the massive oil spill in the Northeast. Why are things so expensive in Brazil? How Brazilian markets performed. Also, what...

Brazil WeeklyOct 14, 2019

What to make of Brazil’s Conservative Political Action Conference

Good morning! This week, we’re covering CPAC Brazil—a conservative...

Brazil WeeklyOct 07, 2019

Dummy candidate scandal opens can of illegally funded worms

Good morning! This week, we are covering Brazil’s new...

Brazil WeeklySep 30, 2019

Less bureaucracy for foreign banks entering Brazil

Good morning! This week, we cover the new banking...

Brazil Weekly Sep 23, 2019

Why do the Brazilian police kill so much?

The Brazilian economy needs diversification. Rio police kill an 8-year-old girl. The government on Twitter. And what to expect from Jair Bolsonaro at the...

Brazil Weekly Sep 16, 2019

A Senate crisis cracking the president’s party

Good morning! Today, we explain the Senate crisis within the president’s party. Plus, the government’s silent move on environmental reserves. How Brazilian markets performed....

Brazil Weekly Sep 09, 2019

Brazil zeroes in on privatization model for ports

Good morning! Today, we discuss the government’s quest to find a privatization model for infrastructure. Rio’s crackdown on LGBT books offers a glimpse of...

Brazil Weekly Aug 31, 2019

GDP results, 2020 budget: Where the Brazilian economy is heading

Hello! You are reading The Brazilian Report‘s Weekly Report. In this issue: The Brazilian 2020 federal budget—and its possible impacts on the economy. The...

Brazil Weekly Aug 24, 2019

Brazil’s privatization plan: a look under the hood

Hello! You are reading The Brazilian Report‘s Weekly Report. In this issue: A deeper look into the Brazilian government’s privatization plan. The road to...

Brazil Weekly Aug 17, 2019

Brazil’s inequality never grew so much, so fast

Hello! You are reading The Brazilian Report‘s Weekly Report. In this issue: How Brazil’s inequality has grown in recent years. Latin American currencies losing...

Brazil Weekly Aug 10, 2019

What will São Paulo Governor João Doria bring back from China?

Hello, you’re reading our Weekly Report. In this issue: What São Paulo Governor João Doria accomplished on his trip to China. Another look into...

Brazil Weekly Aug 03, 2019

Senate set to take center stage in the remainder of 2019

Good morning! In this week’s issue: The Senate is set to take center stage in Brazilian politics. Deforestation data becomes new battleground for President...

Brazil Weekly Jul 27, 2019

Evaluating President Bolsonaro’s accomplishments

Good morning! We bring you today the most important facts of the week in Brazil. Positive employment numbers. And what has President Bolsonaro been...

Brazil Weekly Jul 20, 2019

A closer look at the Mercosur-EU trade deal

Hello! This is The Brazilian Report‘s Weekly Report. In this issue: How Brazilian markets have performed. Confidence levels v. economic growth. A closer look...

Brazil Weekly Jul 13, 2019

How to get legislation passed in Brazil’s Congress

Hello, this is The Brazilian Report‘s Weekly Report. In this issue, plenty on pension reform, old-style politics in Congress today, bursting dams, and more…...

Brazil Weekly Jul 06, 2019

Jair Bolsonaro’s “super ministers” get deflated after just 6 months

Hello, you’re reading The Brazilian Report‘s Weekly Report. Our featured story today is about how the government’s two “super ministers” Moro and Guedes have...

Brazil Weekly Jun 29, 2019

Mercosur-EU trade deal a victory for economic pragmatism

Today, we discuss the Mercosur-EU trade deal. Why did it take so long? Who wins from it? And what will be the repercussions for...

Brazil Weekly Jun 20, 2019

Corpus Christi: a holiday for God and LGBTQ pride

Brazil celebrates Corpus Christi today. During this long, 4-day holiday, business and politics take a pause in the country. That’s why we’re you’re receiving...

Brazil Weekly Jun 15, 2019

Brazilian authorities’ poor handling of sensitive data

Good morning! Brazilian authorities’ poor handling of sensitive data. The weight of the pension reform on the future of the economy. (This newsletter is...