Prospects for Brazil to end-2017.
Brazil’s long-standing political crisis is far from resolved. With testimonies from businesspeople and politicians under plea-bargain agreements dictating the agenda, Brazilians have grown accustomed to seeing a succession of political scandals as the norm, rather than the exception. President Michel Temer will dedicate much of his efforts in the coming months to retaining his job. New accusations and court developments could undermine his ability to keep allies by his side.