How is Brazil changing?

As Brazil develops, a “middle class” is emerging. How will this alter the country?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/6993546.stm

Many people in Brazil feel left out by the pace of development. Landless people have demonstrated by blocking a railway line used by a company that they feel has treated them badly:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7289334.stm

There has been some history of corruption amongst officials in Brazil, but now the government seems to be taking more action to stop it:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7341786.stm

New oil finds mean that Brazil’s emerging economic strength may be further enhanced:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7348111.stm

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