Porto Alegre, Brazil, is the first city to allow residents to spend some of its budget, in a process called 'participatory budgeting'.
The South American nation has a chance for reform at home, but also to play a major role in global politics.
Changing business models have allowed new players to participate in the electricity market.
This Zika vaccine shows success in early human trials.
The BRICS initiative is 10 years old and has silenced many critics who thought its members were too economically, politically and geographically diverse to work together. But as cracks be...
Angola, a Portuguese-speaking country, is being strongly influenced by the cultural output of Brazil.
Brazil scores top marks when it comes to higher education in Latin America, but Chilean universities could be the next big thing in the region.
2017 may be the year of the comeback for Latin America. While individual nations in the region are faring differently, the global economic environment has become much more supportive.
Two new free trade agreements could provide just the economic boost Brazil so badly needs.
In the wake of corruption scandals, Brazil banned corporate donations to electoral campaigns. This is what happened.
To put an end to tropical deforestation and save us from disastrous climate change, we must elect politicians who share the same values. Here's a powerful lesson from Brazil.
It’s time for the Brazilian system to be rebooted – and it has to be done bottom-up.
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is investing $3.5bn in Uber, marking the largest single investment ever made in a private company.
Laura Rodrigues, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, is studying mothers and babies affected by Zika virus in Brazil.
Brazil is battling major economic problems and political turmoil, so why are currency investors so keen on the real?