Brazil: Politics/governance

* Brazil: Key indicators to watch in 2018, Elizabeth Johnson, Grace Fan, 14 Dec 2017
The government’s failure to push ahead with pension reform leaves the country facing a series of difficult decisions next year
* Brazil: Keeping the flame alive, Grace Fan, Elizabeth Johnson, 7 Dec 2017
With little progress this week on pension reform, the ticking clock to the yearend legislative recess is the government’s biggest enemy
* Brazil: Down to the wire, Grace Fan, Elizabeth Johnson, 30 Nov 2017
With the legislative window rapidly closing, the government still remains ‘far short’ of the votes needed to pass pension reform
* Brazil: The rise of the Right, Grace Fan, Elizabeth Johnson, 22 Nov 2017
For the first time in three decades, a right-wing movement has resurfaced. This new, potent force will shape the 2018 presidential race
* Brazil: Energy overhaul plans are unveiled, Elizabeth Johnson, Grace Fan, 16 Nov 2017
The Temer government has finally presented long-awaited bills aimed at revamping the electricity and biofuels sectors
* Brazil: Temer unmasked?, Grace Fan, Elizabeth Johnson, 9 Nov 2017
The President’s resistance to a partial cabinet shuffle is a bad omen not just for a watered-down pension reform but also the 2018 fiscal target
* Brazil: Temer survives. What’s next?, Grace Fan, Elizabeth Johnson, 26 Oct 2017
The President’s failure to obtain at least half of the Lower House votes in the second indictment motion does not bode well for reform
* Brazil: Rift widens between Temer and Lower House Speaker Maia, Grace Fan, Elizabeth Johnson, 19 Oct 2017
In the run-up to the 2018 elections, more politicians are likely to distance themselves from the unpopular President
* Brazil: New electoral rules for 2018, Grace Fan, Elizabeth Johnson, 12 Oct 2017
Although a new law will help to reverse legislative fragmentation, slow implementation will keep the hurdles high for the next President
* Brazil: Little time left for reform, Elizabeth Johnson, Grace Fan, 5 Oct 2017
President Temer’s focus on winning the second indictment vote means there is a rapidly closing legislative window to pass even micro reforms