Former President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva

Brazil’s leftist workers’ party collapses in first national election since Impeachment

The Workers’ Party is now in control of fewer than half of the regional capitals it controlled in 2012, the party’s heyday, when former President Dilma Rousseff was at the summit of her popularity....

Danish government seeks labour market reform to boost jobs

    Denmark's right-leaning government is seeking to create jobs through pension reforms and tax cuts to entice people to work more, but it might prove difficult to persuade the powerful ally Danish People's Party (DF)...
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula de Silva is facing two separate trials

Brazil politicians linked to Petrobras scandal draft bills for ‘self-preservation’

Politicians suspected of profiting from Brazil’s biggest-ever corruption scandal are drafting legislation aimed at letting themselves off the hook, according to the the country’s chief prosecutor. The prosecutor, Rodrigo Janot, said he feared Brazil might repeat the...
Police clash protesters in Copenhagen.

Migrant chaos sparks clashes between police and protestors in Denmark

Clashes over immigration have erupted between police and two opposing protest groups in the Danish capital, Copenhagen, and resulted in the arrests of 11 people, local media reports. The street demonstration by the group “Patriotic...

How Brazil’s election will impact the world economy – YouTube

How will Brazil's elections impact the global economy? AEI Visiting Fellow Roger Noriega explains what's at stake in the Brazilian elections, the candidates ...


This is from an North American point of view, but it is worth watching if you intend or are already doing business in Brazil

Immigration police

Denmark suspends quota refugee programme

"It will give the municipalities a little breathing space and room to better take care of those who have already come here," Integration Minister Inger Støjberg told a meeting in the Danish parliament. Støjberg, an...
Panama Papers

The Panama Papers implications in Latin America and Central America: one year on 

After Panama Papers broke in April 2016 and rocked the transparency world, unprecedented historical global effects took place and those are expected to continue for years to come. Since then, global media reports and official statements...

Oi: One Merger Please – About The Opportunity Of Brazilian Demographics

This article wants to explain the upcoming demographic changes in the Brazilian population. We want to show how these macro-effects will influence Oi's (NYSE: [[OIBR]]) market and strategies in the future.


Understand Brazil's demography and opportunities to your business

Mr Temer made the announcement at a Sunday afternoon press conference alongside the speakers of both houses of Congress

Brazil President Temer ‘will block’ controversial bribe amnesty

Brazilians have protested in recent weeks against the measure. The proposal comes amid a major corruption investigation at the state oil company, Petrobras. Mr Temer took office in May promising to tackle corruption, following the impeachment...
President elect Donald Trump points towards his vice president Mike Pence.

Denmark tentative following Trump triumph

Following the news this morning that Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States, a blurry-eyed Denmark is coming to terms with the historic vote. Considering that just 5 percent of Danes...
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