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Brazil ripe for reforms, says finance minister

Brazil ripe for reforms, says finance minister

Temer called on senators to support a proposed constitutional amendment that caps federal spending.

Brazil: Congress urged to pass austerity, reforms

Brazil: Congress urged to pass austerity, reforms

Congress faces a sink or swim situation as it mulls measures that could hurt working class families.

2017 – Brazil’s make or break year?

2017 – Brazil’s make or break year?

Last week, the government announced a $17-billion austerity package comprised of tax increases and spending cuts.

Temer’s party faces more corruption probes

Temer’s party faces more corruption probes

His senior allies in Brazil's PMDB party will likely be targeted by Petrobras-linked graft investigations.

Lula lambastes judge who ordered his trial

Lula lambastes judge who ordered his trial

A number of polls have showed Lula would come out the clear winner if he ran for the presidency.

Brazil’s Temer faces ‘stubborn’ recession

Brazil’s Temer faces ‘stubborn’ recession

Can the president push through the Senate unpopular reforms and austerity measures?

For emerging markets, a Fed stall works fine

For emerging markets, a Fed stall works fine

The longer the Federal Reserve holds raising interest rates at bay the better for emerging economies.

Brazil’s Cunha tossed out of Congress Lower House

Brazil’s Cunha tossed out of Congress Lower House

According to a Datafolha poll in early April, some 77 per cent of respondents wanted Cunha out of office.

Rio Paralympics open amidst tense political climate

Rio Paralympics open amidst tense political climate

The Syrian delegation was met with thunderous applause, while the Belarusian party waved a Russian flag.

G20: Brazil to focus on climate, sustainable development

G20: Brazil to focus on climate, sustainable development

Brazil is also expected to begin implementing the climate accords as soon as next year.