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Assange Bows to U.S. Terms, Sealing Whistleblower’s Path to Freedom

Julian Assange, the controversial WikiLeaks co-founder, is poised to plead guilty to disclosing U.S. secrets, wrapping up a 15-year...

Unearthing Tension: The Sea Lion Oil Field and Falkland Disputes

In the chilly waters 250 kilometers north of the Falkland Islands, the Sea Lion oil field harbors a reservoir...

Expanding Horizons: Organized Crime’s Foray into Legal Sectors in Brazil

Once limited to shadowy dealings, organized crime now operates across more than 20 legal industries. A report from Sphere Brazil and the Brazilian Forum on...

Central Bank Minutes: Brazil’s Economic Growth Halts Rate Cuts

The Central Bank of Brazil published minutes from their June meeting today, spotlighting the decision to pause monetary easing. They...

Brazil’s Goalless Standoff with Costa Rica in Copa América

In Inglewood's SoFi Stadium near Los Angeles, Brazil faced Costa Rica in a crucial Copa América match. Under the Californian...

Brazil Navigates Complex Seas of Defense Procurement

In the realm of global defense, the acquisition of military equipment often intersects with...

Expanding Horizons: Organized Crime’s Foray into Legal Sectors in Brazil

Once limited to shadowy dealings, organized crime now operates across more than 20 legal industries. A report from Sphere Brazil...

Central Bank Minutes: Brazil’s Economic Growth Halts Rate Cuts

The Central Bank of Brazil published minutes from their June meeting today, spotlighting the decision to pause monetary easing. They...

Brazil’s $24 Billion Energy Boost Amidst High Costs For Consumers

Over the past three decades, Brazil's electricity sector has transformed significantly. Today, 99.8% of homes have electricity, up from...

Brazil to See 800 Millionaires Relocate, Ranking 6th Globally in 2024

In 2024, Brazil expects to see about 800 millionaires relocate abroad, making it the world's sixth largest exporter of high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs). Henley & Partners reports that these affluent Brazilians are mainly seeking better lifestyles, safer...

Lula’s Influence in Congress Declines, Yet Government Base Remains at 43%

In Brazil, the interaction between President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and the National Congress is intricate. The latest Power Barometer survey reveals a...

Significant Downturn in Brazil’s Trade and Deficit Balances

In May 2024, Brazil faced a significant economic shift, reporting a $3.4 billion deficit in its external accounts. This marked a stark contrast from the $2.5 billion surplus recorded in the same month the previous year,...

Brazil’s Country Risk Among Fastest Rising in G20

In 2024, Brazil witnessed significant changes in its economic stability, with its risk score jumping by 33 points to 166. This measure, indicating the likelihood of a loan default, is critical for investors assessing market stability. Such...

Overview of Brazil’s FDI in First Five Months 2024

In 2024, Brazil's foreign direct investment (FDI) trends revealed a mixed landscape, showcasing both robust growth and temporary declines. The country amassed $30.2 billion in FDI during the first five months, a 6.2% rise from the...

Brazil’s Economy Under Lula: Old State Wine in New Bottles

(Analysis) From 2016 to 2022, Brazil's economy, under Presidents Michel Temer and Jair Bolsonaro, shifted towards privatizing state-run businesses. State enterprise numbers shrank dramatically during this period, dropping from 228 to 122. The government implemented a crucial...