T/brazil

  1. Brazil’s Crisis: How Fighting Corruption Could Imperil Political Stability Foreign, May 27

    President Temer may be ousted just like his predecessor, Dilma Rousseff, prompting fears the country’s political institutions may struggle to regain credibility and maintain stability....

  2. Their Government in Chaos, Brazilians Fear the Joke Is on Them Foreign, May 26

    President Michel Temer has grown so unpopular that some in Brazil believe the coach of the national soccer team, or a clown named Grumpy, would be better choices....

  3. Brazil’s President Deploys Federal Troops to Quell Protests Foreign, May 24

    Demonstrators in Brasília called for the ouster of President Michel Temer during clashes with security forces....

  4. Brazilian Uber Rival Raises $100 Million From SoftBank Business, May 24

    The investment in the start-up 99 comes despite recent political turmoil in Brazil....

  5. Brazil’s President Assails His Accuser as Corruption Scandal Intensifies Foreign, May 20

    Michel Temer leveled explosive charges against the billionaire Joesley Batista, whose secret recording of a conversation has fueled calls for Mr. Temer’s resignation....

  6. Scandal in Brazil Raises Fear of Turmoil’s Return Foreign, May 19

    At each major turn in Brazil’s long-simmering political crisis, secret recordings have produced one bombshell after another, tripping up some of Brazil’s most powerful politicians....

  7. Water Utilities Worldwide Face a Growing Need for Investment Business, May 19

    Shares of the Brazilian utility Sabesp plunged on news that it may raise equity for post-drought projects. Other water companies are likely to follow suit....

  8. Brazil’s President Rejects Calls to Quit Amid New Corruption Claims Foreign, May 18

    Reports that President Michel Temer authorized the payment of hush money to a jailed ally engulfed Latin America’s largest country....

  9. Brazil President Endorsed Businessman’s Bribes in Secret Tape, Newspaper Says Foreign, May 17

    O Globo, a Brazilian paper, reported that President Michel Temer also directed the businessman to pay a lawmaker to help resolve a company problem....

  10. The Looming Threat of Yellow Fever Op Ed, May 15

    An outbreak in Brazil of the deadly disease should raise an alarm in the United States and the rest of the world.

  11. Goldman Sachs Sees Big Potential for Fintech in Brazil Business, May 15

    A new report estimates that the more than 200 financial technology companies in Brazil could generate $24 billion in revenue over the next 10 years....

  12. Itaú Buys Stake in Upstart Brokerage Firm in $2 Billion Deal Business, May 12

    XP Investimentos has long promoted itself as an alternative to the giant banks that dominate the Brazilian market....

  13. Six High-Profile Hotels for Spring, From Havana to Stockholm Travel, May 12

    New properties include the Hotel Eden in Rome, the Grand Velas in Los Cabos and a Four Seasons revival of the Surf Club in South Florida....

  14. Rio Market in Queens Offers a Brazilian Cure for Longing Metropolitan, May 9

    A 4,000-square-foot space in the Astoria neighborhood is where homesick (and feijoada-craving) expats go....

  15. Pistas Sobre Danos Causados Pelo Zika Podem Estar Equivocadas Em Casos De Gêmeos Science, May 5

    Enquanto gêmeos idênticos frequentemente compartilham o mesmo destino; gêmeos fraternos normalmente não. Essa diferença oferece pistas para pesquisadores. Mas um caso contradiz essa hipótese....

  16. Climate of Unintended Consequences Op Ed, May 4

    Do-something impulses and eco-cure boosterism turbocharged by government and subsidized business can do great harm....

  17. Brazil Yellow Fever Outbreak Spawns Alert: Stop Killing the Monkeys World, May 2

    Authorities are urging worried residents to stop killing monkeys, which experts say can serve as beacons for where the virus is spreading.

  18. The Superfood Gold Rush Magazine, May 2

    Like quinoa before it, açaí has become a craze among health-conscious Americans — creating a bonanza in the regions where it’s grown.

  19. Zika Twins: A Window Into Much More Than a Virus Times Insider, May 1

    I did not anticipate the situation of João Lucas and Ana Vitória, whose different fates had overwhelmed their mother and led to the brain-damaged boy being placed with a guardian.

  20. Clues to Zika Damage Might Lie in Cases of Twins Health, May 1

    While identical twins often share a fate, fraternal twins typically don’t, a divergence that offers clues to researchers. But one case is confounding these expectations.

  21. Passion and Politics in João Bosco’s Brazilian Rhythms Arts, April 30

    Mr. Bosco, who practices relentlessly, helped empower Brazilians living under dictatorship in the 1970s and early ’80s with songs of pride and fighting spirit.