Brazil

Is Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro really the ‘Trump of the Tropics’?

6 November 2018 15:40

Jair Bolsonaro’s victory in Brazil’s presidential election has stoked fears around the world that ‘fascism’ is on the rise. In…

Indigenous languages are being wiped out – and social media isn’t helping

27 January 2017 16:42

We are in Imbassai in the state of Bahia. It’s lush, beautiful and green. I am escaping the London winter…

Are we about to see the return of the Kings?

24 May 2016 14:15

With only two months until the Rio Olympics, Brazil’s woes continue, with a minister in the interim government being forced…

World Cup diary – best tournament in years

10 July 2014 9:07

Sorry – bit of an interregnum in the World Cup diary, caused principally by England’s pathetic capitulation. But still the…

World Cup diary: Was the ref playing for Brazil?

13 June 2014 9:16

Suspicions that FIFA is an organisation given, occasionally, to a bit of corruption will not have been allayed by the…

The coming world oil order

30 October 2011 19:57

Following on from Daniel’s post this morning about a more inward looking America, Daniel Yergin has a very interesting essay…

A flooded world

17 January 2011 16:41

It looks like the opening of a Hollywood disaster film. The South African government has declared parts of the country…

Climate kamikaze

26 May 2010 17:10

Several months ago, European leaders went to Copenhagen to save the planet. China, India and Brazil on the other hand…

A welcome return of defence diplomacy

14 March 2010 16:43

Shadow Defence Secretary Liam Fox has given an interview to the Sunday Express, where he talks about overcoming a sense…

Hague’s modern Realism

11 March 2010 18:02

In a splurge of activity, William Hague gave both an interview to the FT and another foreign policy speech at…