Why Rousseff’s Minister of Finance comes from her opponent’s team?

Joaquim Levy, Brazil’s new Minister of Finance was not long ago working for Aecio Neves, Dilma Rousseff’s rival in the presidential elections. Neves commented Levy’s nomination by saying that “it is the same as nominating a CIA agent to run the KGB”. Why on earth would president Rousseff appoint him Minister of Finance? Journalist Miriam LeitãoContinue reading “Why Rousseff’s Minister of Finance comes from her opponent’s team?”

Brazil in 2010: the new Eldorado?

I just came across some photos I took in 2010. They show a number of magazines that had Brazil in their cover. All of them were quite positive about the potential of Brazilian economy. Let’s register this historical moment in time. Brazil: now is the moment Brazil: the country were the left got it right TheContinue reading “Brazil in 2010: the new Eldorado?”