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  • The Faces of 'Crackland'

    They are scattered around the greater square area, in the cold and rain. Wrapped in blankets and rags, the "mostly" men and women have been the daily target of photographing cameras seeking to record one of the greatest São Paulo tragedies of the 21st century. They have no rights whatsoever, not even to privacy.

    Published on 06/20/2017 - 11h27

  • World Bank Caps Brazil's GDP Growth Forecast at 0.3%

    The Brazilian economy will see 0.3 % growth this year, according to a World Bank forecast. The estimate is 0.2% lower than the prediction the organization made back in January.

    Published on 06/05/2017 - 11h59

  • An Ever-Healthy Skepticism

    "It's difficult to compete", members of the cast from the series "House of Cards", an American production with fictional behind-the-scenes political operators, joked on a social network, commenting on what has happened in Brazil this week.

    Published on 05/22/2017 - 12h07

  • Uber Passengers Report Harassment and Theft

    May 2016. Jesscia gets in an Uber car that will take her to a nightclub in São Paulo. On the way, the driver harasses her and later waits for her at the door of the nightclub.

    Published on 05/15/2017 - 12h29

  • What Comes After Last Week's Fight of the Century

    There was the sense of an impending epic tie, a martial-arts political fight, in the journalistic coverage leading up to and preparing the reader for the testimony of former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva before Judge Sergio Moro, which took place last Wednesday (the 10th).

    Published on 05/15/2017 - 12h23

  • Life of a Reporter: The Glamorous Times are Over

    Journalism and journalists usually appear as glamorized in the arts in general. With a certain dose of cynicism and irony, we can cite as an example a passage from the English Writer Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966), in "Scoop!" "As a rule, there is one thing you can always count on in our job - popularity. There are plenty of disadvantages I grant you, but you are liked and respected.

    Published on 05/08/2017 - 11h31

  • Emilio Odebrecht: Payments Made by Odebrecht Continued after Lava Jato Investigations Began

    Brazilian construction company Odebrecht said in a plea agreement that it only stopped paying for bribes and slash funds more than one year after the beginning of the Lava Jato investigations.

    Published on 04/17/2017 - 12h16

  • Way Beyond Fachin

    With a greater impact than the mother of all bombs that the United States dropped in Afghanistan, the list of inquiries for Car Wash investigations approved by the Federal Supreme Court (STF) was published on Thursday, the 13th, and devastated the Brazilian political system.

    Published on 04/17/2017 - 12h13

  • The Fall of the Powerful Chauvinist

    In January 2016, the Folha announced the launching of a blog dedicated to the discussion of gender issues and what is referred to as female empowerment. Born out of the #Agora É Que São Elas (#Now We Are Them) movement, in which women occupied the space of male columnists in newspapers, the eponymous blog added itself to dozens of others. I interpreted this as a healthy dose of new themes for the readers of the newspaper.

    Published on 04/10/2017 - 12h50

  • Odebrecht Committed Fraud Abroad to Pay Bribes

    Informers of construction company Odebrecht disclosed that the company set up fraud schemes in contracts abroad to supply its area of illegal payments.

    Published on 03/27/2017 - 12h47