Tag: Congress

Brazilian Congress Inquiry on Veja Magazine Believed to Be Reprisal

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) announced that it plans to keep a close ...

Brazilians Let Politicians Treat Them as Doormats

Brazil has been a full democracy for over 20 years now and there is ...

Brazil to Chavez: Apologize or No Deal!

Venezuela may need to apologize to Brazil's Congress if it wants to join Mercosur ...

Senate Chairman Upholds Tradition of Treating Brazil with Contempt

At the time of writing we are watching a familiar scene – the chairman ...

Brazilian congress in session

While Brazil Seems in a Civil War Congress Only Cares for Pay Hike

No one feels any nostalgia for the last congressional session. Mensalões (monthly payments for ...

Arlindo Chinaglia, the new Speaker of the House in Brazil

Brazil’s Lula Faces Arm-Wrestling Contest with New Congress

The bewildering way in which Brazilian politics work was evident during the election for ...

Congress and State Department on Lobby to Bring American Pilots Back from Brazil

The owner of ExcelAire, the American company that bought the Brazilian-made Legacy jet, which ...

New Brazilian Representative Confesses: I’d Take a Bribe But Only a Big One

Clodovil Hernandes, 70, a self-professed gay, who once was a renowned Brazilian clothes designer ...

Maria Christina Mendes Caldeira

Brazilian Elections: Hell Hath No Fury Like a Brasileira Scorned

What to do when your divorce is dragged out in long court proceedings… For ...