The European Union can help save the Amazon

Claire Wordley and Laura Kehoe: the EU-Mercosur trade deal threatens the health of the Amazon, and the world

How thuggish, far-right Jair Bolsonaro became Brazil’s new president

Terry Glavin: The former army captain makes Donald Trump seem like a perfect gentleman. Here was his path to power

Meet the wealthy elite behind Brazil’s political turmoil

More on the underlying causes of Brazil’s current crisis
Kayapo; people of the river

Photo essay: Brazil’s threatened tribe, damned by a dam

Cristina Mittermeier has spent years documenting the Kayapo tribe in Brazil—and its fight to save a culture and way of life

How Pope Francis became Latin America’s most powerful leader

It’s not the job he was chosen for, but the Pope is emerging as a major power player in a troubled region

Around the world in economic crises

March 24: As China’s manufacturing number slow, we hop-skip over Greece to visit shortages in Venezuela and corruption scandals in Brazil

How overvalued is the Canadian housing market?

March 10: The IMF chimes in on debt and Canadian house prices. Plus, a growing crisis in Brazil and China’s female factory strikers

Looking back at the financial crisis

March 5: A dose of hindsight – and stress tests – as we look back on banks in the year 2008. Plus, Brazil’s inflation battle and China’s growth expectations
OS GEMEOS Mural for Venice Biennale

At the Vancouver Biennale, art you can’t avoid

Brazil’s art stars Os Gêmeos fit perfectly with the spirit of Vancouver’s Biennale
APTOPIX Brazil Soccer 2014 WCup Brazil Germany

Germany 7, Brazil 1: just another country now?

Colby Cosh on why Germany is the new favourite team