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Video: AMLO promises radical changes

“Soon after taking charge on Saturday, AMLO promised radical changes to combat corruption, poverty and the gang wars over drugs.”

Brazil President-elect to end military intervention in Rio

“Jair Bolsonaro told reporters he will not extend the military intervention that began in February amid a spike in violence. The intervention is scheduled to end Dec. 31 and Bolsonaro takes office the next day.”

Mexico: What to expect from AMLO`s Presidency

A modern Robin Hood or an obstinate lefty who endangers Mexico`s economy – depending on who is being asked, all is to be expected of the new Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO for

New leftist president promises transformation of Mexico

“Mexico’s incoming president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, is folksy, plain-spoken, and spontaneous — perhaps too much so for financial markets, which have been roiled in advance of his inauguration Saturday.”

Brazil: R&D Tax Incentives for Automotive Industry

On July 5th the new Rota 2030 program was published which aims to improve Brazil`s automotive industry by advancing its technological development, innovative energy, environmental protection issues as well as an overall improved quality of

Rio governor Pezão arrested on corruption charges

” Investigators say Mr Pezão took bribes when he was deputy governor of Rio from 2007 to 2014. He has denied taking any illicit funds. Mr Pezão is the latest politician to be detained as

Brazil’s president-elect shakes up foreign relations

“Brazilian president-elect, Jair Bolsonaro, plans to change the face of the country’s foreign policy. He is already feuding with Cuba and plans to limit trade relations with China.”

What to expect from the G20 Buenos Aires 2018

“Who will meet MBS? Will there be a breakthrough in the US-China trade war? What groups are leading protests?”

Brazil nixes plans to host UN climate conference

“Brazil’s government has backed out of its offer to host the United Nations climate conference next year due to budget constraints and a presidential transition, Brazil’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.”

Brazil`s Economy after the Election: Hope and Awakening

The German Chamber of Commerce in São Paulo considers the new Brazilian government as the key to economic “hope and awakening”. This article describes what economic changes are needed in Brazil, how Bolsonaro is planning