13 best things to do in the Brazilian state of São Paulo

By Kevin Raub

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(CNN) — The biggest city in Brazil justifiably hogs the superlatives -- the biggest this! The most that! The tallest this! T...

How Brazil can develop its rural economy, increase agricultural production and protect forests

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By B. Pietracci

The recent fires in the Amazon rainforest have raised the question: is it possible to have a new model of development in the region that reconciles forest protection with economic growth?

The pressing threats ...

Favela entrepreneurs are using social media to boost tourism. Here's how

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By: Josiane Fernandes


Local residents unhappy with the established “safari” model of favela tourism are creating a novel and vibrant market for walking tours in neighbourhoods like Rocinha in Rio de Janeiro. So...

Nubank is now worth $4 billion after Tencent’s $180 million investment

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By: Jonathan Shieber

Nubank, the Brazilian financial services company, has raised $180 million from the Chinese internet giant, Tencent.

Tencent has long been interested in financial services startups, and with its $90 million direct i...

Bolsonaro's 5 Key Foreign Policy Challenges in 2019

Is It Finally Getting Easier to Do Business in Brazil?

Brazilian startup Yellow raises $63M — the largest Series A ever for a Latin American startup

The Chinese rise in Latin America: The cases of Mexico and Brazil

What does the future hold for business in Latin America?

Brazil’s Unpredictable 2018 Election: An Update

Link to Original Article By Bret Rosen with Americas Quarterly

Here's a framework for understanding a race that is still wide-open.  

Seven months seems like an eternity in Brazil’s wild 2018 election, which appears to shift ground every few days – sometimes hou...