Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country, and the largest Portuguese-speaking nation. The federal republic occupies almost half of South America.
Brazil has more than 200 million inhabitants, making the nation that was Portugal's largest colony between the 16th and 19th centuries the most populous country in South America. Brazil is a member of the UN, the G20, BRICS, Mercosur and the Organization of American States. This page collates DW's latest content related to Brazil.
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A businessman and a megachurch bishop were sworn in as mayors in Brazil's two largest cities Sunday. The election of the outside candidates shows Brazilians' disdain for the current state of politics.
President Michel Temer has predicted that his reforms will pull Brazil's ailing economy out of recession by next year. The country is facing a record high unemployment rate and its worst recession in more than a century.