Brazilian law classifies the carrying of certain firearms as a “heinous crime” and increases the penalty for those caught with illegal weapons.
A 2017 study conducted by Datafolha suggests that Brazilians view friendship, honesty, respect, trust, and patience as the most important personal values.
Brazilian President Michel Temer signed a decree that will give discounts of up to 60 percent on environmental fines in exchange for services.
With the 2018 presidential election around the corner, Congress took a controversial step and proposed a law about criticisms of presidential candidates.
High interest rate business loans from Brazilian banks have created new opportunities for financial technology companies to lend money to smaller borrowers.
Brazil is seeing signs of economic progress, including Central Bank estimates of interest rates hovering in the three to four percent range for 2017-18.