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Brazil versus Rousseff: democracy won

The Brazilian Congress impeached the head of the executive, president Dilma Rousseff. All senators voted, under the processual supervision of the president of the Supreme Court, Ricardo Lewandowski. The result: 61 in favor and 20 senators against the impeachment. Is … Continue reading

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State reform and the privatization of a Brazilian champion: the case of Vale

Privatization is a controversial subject in Brazil. It has been so for a while. After the Petrobras scandals, the interest of the public role in the economy remains active. Vale is an historical case. Privatized in 1997, the company has evolved … Continue reading

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Congressional Corruption in Brazil

A remaining challenge to global perceptions about Brazil: Link to article Brazil’s congress Cleaning up A campaign against corruption Jul 8th 2010 | SÃO PAULO ORGANISED crime takes several forms in Brazil. One is politics—a lucrative trade. Of the 513 … Continue reading

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