Supporters of Brazil’s sacked ex-president Dilma Rousseff took to the streets last month

Brazil’s Leftists Absolutely Clobbered In Weekend Election

It was a terrible weekend for Brazil’s left wing political parties. The once ruling Workers’ Party was utterly clobbered on Sunday’s second round voting in state mayoral elections. In Rio de Janeiro, the party known...
Anti - Donald Trump campaign in Copenhagen

Danish anti-Trump campaigns target American voters

On Wednesday, at least one of the 1-A buses in the Danish capital was wrapped in an advertisement from the Socialist People’s Party (SF) reading ‘Americans Abroad: Vote’. Just who SF wants the Americans...

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

Congresso Nacional, Brazil's lower house of Congress in action.

Brazil lawmakers water down fiscal austerity deal with states

Brazil's lower house of Congress on Tuesday removed many of the fiscal austerity commitments that cash-strapped states had agreed to in exchange for debt relief, once again derailing government efforts to enforce fiscal discipline...
Immigration Minister Inger Støjberg has called for greater control over Denmark's borders

MP blasts ‘soft-touch’ migrant policy as Denmark struggles with 31 ghettos

Denmark has attempted to throttle the culture of unemployment and criminality for 30 years, however a shocking report by the Kraks Fund for Urban Research has revealed the situation has only worsened. When the deprived neighbourhoods emerged...
Anti-corruption protests

Brazil judge targets dozens of politicians for ‘corruption’

Judge Edson Fachin unveiled his extensive list on Tuesday, after much speculation in the country's media. It includes almost a third of President Michel Temer's cabinet and Rio de Janeiro's mayor during the Olympics. The...
Renan Calheiros has been removed as Brazil’s Senate president after being indicted for embezzlement.

Brazil’s Senate president ousted over embezzlement charges

Brazil’s supreme court on Monday removed Renan Calheiros as president of the Senate after he was indicted last week on charges of embezzlement, a court spokesman said. The removal of Calheiros was a new blow...
An adviser to President Michel Temer resigned Wednesday amid media reports he accepted illegal payments from construction company Odebrecht.

Brazil Presidential Adviser Resigns Amid Reports of Corruption

An adviser to Brazilian President Michel Temer resigned Wednesday amid media reports he accepted illegal payments from construction company Odebrecht SA, another blow to the embattled chief executive as he works to push unpopular economic reforms through Congress. José...
President Michel Temer at the United Nations.

President Temer inflates number of refugees received by Brazil at the UN

In his first speech to the United Nations (UN), on Monday 19, President Michel Temer inflated the number of refugees accepted by Brazil, to include 85,000 Haitians received after 2010. The international convention on...
Brazil's President Michel Temer reacts during a meeting with political leaders at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil December 5, 2016. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

New leak implicates Brazil’s President in Petrobras scandal

Brazil's President Michel Temer received more than US$3 million from the country's largest construction company Odebrecht, which has been found guilty of paying politicians in exchange for multimillion dollar contracts, according to Brazil's Veja magazine. The...
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