"Brazil emerged from [October's] presidential contest deeply divided along social and geographic lines..."
Starting in October 2011, the Brazil Institute established a partnership with the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) to promote and highlight the expanded cooperation on science and innovation between the United States and Brazil.
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, gives his take on the recent death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez and Brazil's reaction.
"From what was once a sleepy colony to its tumultuous experimentation with bureaucratic-authoritarian regimes, has now thrived into what is today the eighth largest economy and is projected to become the fourth largest by 2040."
The Woodrow Wilson Center holds its second annual awards dinner in Sao Paulo, Brazil to recognize Jorge Gerdau and Zilda Arns. The business entrepreneur and founder of a national community center for children highlighted the importance of civic engagement and called for more public policy. Article Link
Paulo Sotero is interview by OGGI Continenti
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses President Dilma Rousseff's upcoming visit. (Article is in Portuguese)