The Brazilian president, an ex guerrilla, wants to cut taxes
FIFA has a beer sponsor for the World Cup, but Brazil has a beer ban in stadiums
Last October I wrote a really strange column noting that the government of Brazil is sending 75,000 students abroad on scholarships, and Brazilian businesses were bankrolling another 25,000, and Canada…
The Brazilian city is poised to start using nine digits after the area code
The Environment Minister spreads the good word.
Environment Minister Peter Kent repeated his sharp criticism of Kyoto at a high-level session of the Durban talks. “Kyoto, for Canada, is in …
Other countries are doing serious work to attract international students, but not us
Brazil’s new president is cleaning out corruption
And just this once, I mean the title non-ironically. The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada “applauds” and “is delighted by” Harper’s announcement of increased Canada-Brazil cooperation in higher…
After some consternation over the meaning and purpose of the Prime Minister’s visit to the Brazilian foreign minister’s bathroom, we have now the following official clarification.
“That’s absolutely incorrect. It …
Rio de Janeiro is lifting up its poor—literally
The fatheads who resent the war on fat, plus Quebec announces a new anti-corruption unit
Death toll rises past 370
Further to the guaranteed income discussion, there is what Brazil has done to great success.
The program, called Bolsa Familia (Family Grant) in Brazil, goes by different names in different …
Outgoing Brazilan president hints that he may run for office again
Brazil’s president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is barred by the country’s constitution from serving as president for three consecutive terms. So at the new year, he’ll hand off to…
Will Brazil’s first female president bring change, or is she just ‘Lula in a skirt’?
Brazil’s president’s hand-picked successor is headed for certain victory in the Oct. 3 general election