Brazil: From Reform to Recovery?

Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles talks about his administration’s attempts to get the economy back on track Once the word on the lips of every economist and investor, Brazil has faced a dramatic slowdown in its economic fortunes over the past two…

Prison Riots: Brazil’s Penal System On Trial

“We are all in hell. There is no solution, because we do not even know the problem.” These chilling words are those of Marcola, leader of the First Capital Command (PCC), Brazil’s most infamous drug gang. They were given in…