From Poverty to Power How Good Governance Made Brazil a Model Nation

In the first of four installments of a series on good governance, SPIEGEL explores how Brazil has become one of globalization's success stories. A rigorous battle against corruption and poverty has ushered in new freedoms, growth and increasing equality, winning the country respect around the world.
Von Erich Follath und Jens Gluesing
Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein