Nuno Antunes

Oil and Healthcare: Oil Prices Create Havoc in the Land of Soccer and Samba

Until recently, Brazil – like many other oil producing countries – benefited from high oil prices, experiencing years of economic growth and prosperity. However, in the two years since oil prices began falling in 2014, much has changed. 2016 should be a year of celebration in Brazil, which will be hosting the 31st Summer Olympics; […]

Latin America scrambles to contain Zika virus

From relative obscurity, the Zika virus burst into global consciousness in early 2016 as the arbovirus spread rapidly across the Latin American region and threatens to hit the United States. In its wake, the Zika virus is leaving countries scrambling to stop it before more people become infected, with particular focus on pregnant women. Although […]