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?
Brazil is in crisis. The economy shrank 0.2 percent in the first quarter, and the forecast is for negative growth of 1.2 percent this year. Unemployment rate reached 6.4 percent in April, its highest level in four years. There is also pessimism on consumer prices, raising the 2015 inflation forecast from 7.93 percent to 8.12… Read More New Infographic Series on the Economic and Political Situation in Brazil