Here in Madrid people ask me frequently about my personal views on the future of Brazil. I do not have anything particularly interesting or insightful to say, but I share the concerns of many fellow economists that there are major problems ahead:
The huge demographic bonus is going to end soon: here and here;
The pension system is insane: here (pdf) and here (pdf in Portuguese) and there are no signs of major changes.
Angélica Grill, a all-you-can-eat barbecue buffet (rodízio) in São Paulo, offers a 50% discount for people that went through bariatric surgery. In Portuguese: In English (Google Translation of the page).
(HT, Prosa Econômica)