Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas
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Podcast: Brazil’s Economy Under Temer

Also available for download for Apple iOS and Android. Interim President Michel Temer’s economic team has the unique challenge of attempting to fix Brazil’s worst economic crisis in decades – while also trying to ensure they survive a critical vote in August. Much needed reforms are unlikely to be passed until the conclusion of Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment trial, … Read more Podcast: Brazil’s Economy Under Temer

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Podcast: Michel Temer’s Uphill Fight

Also available for download for Apple iOS and Android. Far from over, Brazil’s political crisis will continue to dog Michel Temer, who was installed as Brazil’s interim president on Thursday following the suspension of Dilma Rousseff. “Popularity, it’s a very rare asset these days, not only in Brazil but also in Latin America,” analyst João Augusto de Castro … Read more Podcast: Michel Temer’s Uphill Fight

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Podcast: Brazil’s House of Cards Is Falling for Cunha and Rousseff

Also available for download for Apple iOS and Android. Brazil’s house of cards is falling. Eduardo Cunha, the speaker of the lower house of Congress – and third in line to the president – was suspended today for obstructing a corruption investigation, days before Dilma Rousseff herself is expected to be suspended. Reuters’ senior correspondent in Brasília Anthony … Read more Podcast: Brazil’s House of Cards Is Falling for Cunha and Rousseff

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Podcast: Inside Rousseff’s Trip to New York to Decry a ‘Coup’

Also available for download for Apple iOS and Android. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is visiting New York in a dramatic attempt to convince the international community that she is victim of a “coup d’état without weapons.” Providing an insider’s view of this strategy to save her presidency is Matias Spektor, a professor of international relations … Read more Podcast: Inside Rousseff’s Trip to New York to Decry a ‘Coup’

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Podcast: Cardoso Says Impeachment ‘Not a Happy Day … But It Was Necessary’

Also available for download through the App Store and on all Apple devices. Fernando Henrique Cardoso, president of Brazil from 1995 to 2002 and still an important leader of the opposition, defends the decision by Congress to impeach President Dilma Rousseff. Speaking with AQ editor-in-chief Brian Winter late Sunday as the final votes were being cast, Cardoso … Read more Podcast: Cardoso Says Impeachment ‘Not a Happy Day … But It Was Necessary’

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Podcast: Rousseff Won’t Go Quietly, Even If She Loses Impeachment Vote

Also available for download through the App Store and on all Apple devices. Even if she loses Sunday’s impeachment vote, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is likely to keep fighting for her job, says one of the people who knows her best. Thomas Traumann, a political analyst who until 2015 was Rousseff’s spokesman, explains why investors … Read more Podcast: Rousseff Won’t Go Quietly, Even If She Loses Impeachment Vote

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This Week in Brazil Podcast: Brazil’s ‘Que Se Vayan Todos’ Moment

Also available for download through the App Store and on all Apple devices. Is Brazil facing a “lost decade” from dual political and economic crises? AQ’s editor-in-chief Brian Winter answers this question in the latest episode of AQ’s new podcast, This Week in Brazil. After a reporting trip to Brazil this past week, Winter concluded that if there’s … Read more This Week in Brazil Podcast: Brazil’s ‘Que Se Vayan Todos’ Moment