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Accident or Not, the Death of a Justice Helps the New Brazilian President

The tragic death of Teori Zavascki, the Brazilian Supreme Court Justice who died in ...

Brazil Moves to Emulate the US and Dismantle Its Universal Healthcare System

Since 1988, the newly established Brazilian constitution has affirmed access to public healthcare as ...

Brazil’s Presidential Impeachment Sounds More Like a Political Mutiny

On June 27, a board of experts charged with investigating the accusations against Brazilian ...

Brazil’s House Speaker Won’t Fall Without Dragging His Colleagues with Him

On June 14, Brazil’s congressional ethics committee voted to remove Deputy Eduardo Cunha from ...

Revenge of the Right in Brazil?

About a month ago, when it became apparent that the center-right opposition in Brazil ...

The Meaning of Brazil’s Protests and a Who Is Who of the Main Villains

A wave of pro-impeachment protesters against Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff, representing the largest political ...

Brazil and South America Aren’t Washington’s Open Backyard Anymore

When Evo Morales won his stunning December 18 presidential election victory, he did more ...