Watching political and investment advisors call countries “The Next Brazil” is like watching Tyra Banks hound women for their flaws … Continue reading Colombia is not “The Next Brazil”
A caneta é mais forte que a espada, after all. In a spectacularly Brazilian way (a mixture of avoiding conflict, … Continue reading Ordem e Progresso: Brazil’s Quiet Endorsement of Same-Sex Marriage
Sometimes I get the chance in my job to respond to journalists requesting the data we produce every year. I … Continue reading For investing, Brazil still rules the school
Tristeza não tem fim, felicidade sim. (Sadness never ends. Happiness does) -Tom Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes, “A Felicidade” The … Continue reading Is Brazil losing its saudade?
The Wall Street Journal is reporting this week that Brazilians are gaga for social media. Loretta Chao writes: People in … Continue reading Is Facebook doing for Brazil what Broadcast Television did for the US?
Eike Batista, the Brazilian tycoon that tied his fortunes to the country’s commodities apogee in the past several years, is … Continue reading X-ing out Eike: Brazil’s flashiest billionaire falls out of fashion