B for BRIC? Not Anymore.

B for BRIC? Not Anymore.

BY: RAHUL MEPANI, SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR

There is a famous Brazilian proverb: “Vergonha é roubar e não poder carregar,” which translates to, “shame is to steal more than what you can carry.” Ironically enough, it appears that Brazil’s own government fails Continue reading

Ready for Rio?

Ready for Rio?

BY: GAYATRI SRIRAM, CONTRIBUTOR

 

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are less than two weeks away.  The event, designed to honor athletes and countries across the globe, is not the awe-inspiring glamour you think it Continue reading

The Petrobras Saga

The Petrobras Saga

BY: KATHERINE GAN, SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR

In mid-2013, news broke out of the Petrobras scandal, uncovering widespread corruption throughout the Brazilian government. However, nearly three years later, in 2016, the Petrobras scandal has hit the newsstands again, as former and Continue reading