[SAO PAULO] Sugar is ending 2018 on a bitter note on signs that a price collapse could get even worse next year.

[BRASÍLIA] The number of people living in poverty in Brazil grew by two million last year in the wake of the country's worst recession on record, according to the government statistics bureau...

THE BOTTOM LINE

I THINK I can now take some time off from the US political crisis to talk about events elsewhere. So, what the hell happened to Brazil?

[RIO DE JANEIRO] Sometimes called a "Tropical Trump" for his politically incorrect vitriol, Brazilian far-right presidential candidate and heavy favorite Jair Bolsonaro has successfully...

COMMENTARY

BRAZIL, the largest and most influential country in South America, goes to the polls on Sunday. The landmark presidential election could see controversial right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro win big.

[SAO PAULO] Crushers in Brazil are running out of soybeans amid tougher competition from Chinese buyers for the remaining 2017-18 season supplies.

[BRASILIA] The coffee industry could take joint action to combat the impact of low global prices on producers, such as restricting supply, but a decision can only be made after uncertainty over...

[SAO PAULO] Brazilian farmers sped up soy and corn plantings this week for the country's next grain crop, under favorable weather conditions and a positive market outlook, despite a sharp fall...

IMAGINE two countries. Country A has a fiscal deficit of slightly over 5 per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP), while country B shows a gaping hole of nearly 9 per cent. Moreover, until...