Tag Archives: Corruption

Collapse(s) in Rio. A sad tradition

This week 3 buildings collapsed in the heart of Rio de Janeiro. So far, 4 people died. 14 are missing. The tragedy could be much worse if it had not happened at 20:40 in the evening. But I can’t help … Continue reading

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Should one worry about Brazilian democracy?

One of the pillars of Brazilian good economic phase is a political stability built over more then 30 years. A turnaround case from the dark 70ths when democracy was “constrained” by the military regime.  Now, signs of concern arise as … 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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