efe-epaBy Carlos Meneses Sanchez Sao Paulo

After a devastating crisis and two years of sluggish growth, Brazil is struggling to get its economy moving amid a series of thorny challenges.

South America's biggest economic power is navigating through difficult terrain, prompting rightist President Jair Bolsonaro's administration, financial analysts and the International Monetary Fund to forecast growth of less than 1 percent for 2019.