Is Brazil really ready for the Olympics?

Jul 13, 2016
Just weeks away from the games, the government is facing a laundry list of issues.
Brazilian marines stand guard at the Maua square in downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July 9, 2016, ahead of the Rio Olympic Games. 
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What made Brazil’s economy bust?

Mar 21, 2016
Brazilians recently called for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.
A vendor stands in front of the new gondola which travels to the top of the Providencia community, or favela, on September 23, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 
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From economy to econoMEH: global growth is mixed

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Jan 19, 2016
With markets in turmoil, some question the 2016 outlook. The answer is a mixed bag

The Brazilian middle class faces an uncertain future

Feb 26, 2015
Debt and a slowdown has placed the country at an economic crossroads.