By Nathaniel Archer Lawrence [6 min read] As discussed in my previous piece “Brazil’s Complicated Relationship with Money,” Brazil has cultivated an abundance of financial education initiatives, 1,400 in fact. Among these programs, however, one category remains conspicuously absent: small business. In total, small business represents a mere 1% of total initiatives.
This article is part of Brazil Talk’s 2018 Elections Series and is intended to give our readers a deeper understanding of the Brazilian political system, its complex electoral process and gather diverse perspectives and opinions on what the world should expect from Brazil in the upcoming months and the future of the country at the beginning… Read More Part 2 – 2018 Election Series: What Nobody Wants to Say about the Current Political Crisis in Brazil
By Fernando Haddad Moura, Editor and Writer at Brazil Talk [4 minute read] Every day 4 women die due to complications in abortions in Brazil. Estimates put the global number at around 50 thousand deaths annually, placing Brazil as one of the countries with the highest abortion mortality rates. The vast majority of these deaths… Read More Brazil’s Deadly Bill Against Women
By Fernando Haddad Moura, Editor and Writer at Brazil Talk [5 min read] In the late 19th century Ed Morel discovered how Belgian companies were exploring Congolese natives forcing them to collect thousands of pounds of rubber to enrich their European colonial powers. Those that didn’t obey were beaten and had their hands cut off… Read More Is contemporary slavery a contemporary issue in Brazil?
by Camila Jordan and Fernanda Nogueira, Editors and Writers at Brazil Talk [7 min read] (This article was updated on Monday, 16th of October 2017) On October 10th, the Senate approved the PLC 44/2016 amendment to the 9.299/2016 Law; the proposal alters the current decree that defines the Military Penal Code, from October 21st, 1969,… Read More Law regarding current military trials sanctioned by Temer – do you know what that means?