This is the second in a two-part series exploring corruption in the politics of Latin America. This article touches on the depth of recent corruption scandals in Latin America. The bid for the construction of the 2016 Olympic Village and over US $10 billion in other contracts were won by Brazil’s top engineering firm, […]
This is the first in a two-part series exploring corruption in the politics of Latin America. This article touches on the depth of recent corruption scandals in Brazil. Part 2 will address the far-reaching effects of those scandals throughout the region. In December 2016, 15,000 people marched the streets in Sao Paulo to fight […]
The interim government of Brazil, led by former Vice-president Michel Temer, is sparking unrest by proposing unpopular reforms. Carter Vance explains why the government is overstepping its mandate and how the unrest could affect the world 7th largest economy.
Since the 2008 financial crisis, Emerging Market (EM) economies have been the major drive of economic growth; however, the engine behind the growth is beginning to sputter. Of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) who contribute 20% of global GDP, Brazil and Russia are both in recession while China has experienced dramatic […]