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Brazil's Best Shot Against Corruption - Foreign Affairs

In the late 1980s, Brazilians paid no small price for establishing democracy after a series of military dictatorships. Diretas Já! (Direct Elections, Now!), a civil unrest movement active between 1983 and 1984 that called for direct presidential ...and more »

Brazil emerges from recession as GDP grows 1% - BBC News

Brazil's economy has grown 1% in the first three months of 2017, putting an end to the country's longest recession in history, officials have announced. The GDP increase came after two consecutive years of negative growth, during which the Brazilian ...and more »

Brazil's unemployment hits record high: 14 million people out of work - CNNMoney

Over 14 million Brazilians are out of work and the unemployment rate hit a new record of 13.6%, according to figures published this week. Before the economic crisis, it was half that at 6.5%. Powered by SmartAsset.com. Disclosures SmartAsset.com. The ...and more »

Brazil exits recession with fastest growth rate since 2013 - Reuters

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's economy emerged from its worst recession on record with its fastest growth rate in nearly four years, data showed on Thursday, boosting President Michel Temer's case for staying in office as he battles a corruption scandal ...and more »

Brazil emerges from recession - euronews

The fastest growth rate in nearly four years was announced by the national statistics agency IBGE, with GDP growing 1.0 percent in the first quarter. But Latin America's largest economy is not out of the woods yet. It had previously suffered eight ...and more »

Brazil crawls out of recession after bumper soy crop - Financial Times

Brazil crawled out of its deepest recession on record in the first quarter, but analysts warn that political turmoil means Latin America's largest economy is not out of the doldrums. Official data on Thursday showed the economy grew 1 per cent compared ...and more »

Brazil cuts Selic rate to 10.25%, lowest since December 2013: slowing inflation and gradual recovery - MercoPress

The Central Bank of Brazil unanimously cut its key Selic rate by 100 basis points to 10.25 percent on Wednesday May 31st of 2017, as widely anticipated. It is the sixth straight rate decline, bringing borrowing costs to the lowest since December of ...and more »

Brazil's central bank cuts key rate to 10.25% - Financial Times

Brazil's central bank on Wednesday slashed the key interest rate by one percentage point to 10.25 per cent, continuing its pace of cuts amid a political crisis that has sown uncertainty just as Latin America's largest economy was seen as crawling back ...and more »

Brazil climbs out of recession for first time in two years - Public Finance International

Brazil has emerged from the worst recession in its history, reporting instead its fastest growth rate in nearly four years. brazil.jpg. Brazil Shutterstock. The country recorded GDP growth of 1% in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the one ...and more »

A Timeline of Brazil's Latest Political Crisis - Bloomberg

Smoke rises as demonstrators hold placards and flags during protests outside of the National Congress demanding the resignation of Brazilian President Michel Temer in Brasilia on May 24, 2017. Brazil plunged back into crisis when the Supreme Court ...and more »