What follows is a list of essential terms for understanding politics in Brazil. These involve key players and institutions, as well as difficult-to-translate slang and phrases.
In my posts, I will use a liberal sprinkling of these terms, with links leading to their definitions.
This list will be updated regularly.
The name of this site
Slang and difficult-to-translate terms
PT–Partido dos Trabalhadores (Workers’ Party)
Political institutions and phenomena