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Do Brazilians even want soccer anymore?

Jun 12, 2014
As the World Cup gets underway, Brazilians question the money spent on the events
Posted In: brazil, World Cup, protests

The number 2,000: Economic lessons from Brazil

Jun 5, 2014
Just because something has never happened before, doesn't mean it's impossible.
Posted In: brazil, sovereign debt

Brazil's drought creates a surge in global coffee prices

May 30, 2014
The world's biggest coffee producing country has been hit with a major drought. And the effects are trickling around the world.
Posted In: coffee, brazil, farmers, bbc
A demonstrator protests with a Brazilian national flag

Brazil is not ready to host FIFA

May 6, 2014
Brazil's about to host the World Cup and the Olympics...and they're not ready.
Posted In: brazil, soccer, protests

Taking national security to the cloud

Apr 7, 2014
Some countries want to build their own cloud storage space.
Posted In: Germany, brazil, cloud computing, data, data storage

Cuba makes bid for foreign investment with a multi-million dollar port

Jan 30, 2014
The $957 million overhaul of the port of Mariel, in west Havana, is being financed by Brazil, and is in the heart of a special economic development zone.
Posted In: cuba, brazil

5 months before the World Cup, half the venues aren't finished

Jan 24, 2014
Less than five months before Brazil's World Cup kicks off, 6 out of 12 venues are still unfinished.
Posted In: World Cup, brazil

Brazil's fine line between price gouging and turning a profit

Oct 21, 2013
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff convenes a committee to monitor prices and service ahead of next year’s World Cup to head off price gouging. But for retailers, there’s a fine line between appropriately responding to increased demand and taking advantage.
Posted In: brazil, price gouging, World Cup

India and Brazil's economic reversal of fortune

Aug 30, 2013
Emerging markets that thrived during the recession are seeing the flow of capital dry up.
Posted In: BRICS, brazil, India, emerging markets

A confusing path to get World Cup tickets

Aug 20, 2013
A lottery for tickets to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil opens Tuesday, but it will be months before fans know if they have won seats.
Posted In: World Cup, soccer, brazil

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