While Brazil's interest in BRICS appears to be waning, looking ahead, the BRICS will remain a useful mirror that reflects back to Brazilian comparisons with China and India economic factors that drive productivity and competitiveness in an increasingly integrated world economy, writes Paulo Sotero.
View the article Hon. Antonio Simões published in conjunction with the Fundación Alexandre de Gusmão about Brazil's integration and relationship with the rest of Latin America.
Take a look at the Brazil Institute's 2009-2010 Annual Report
Summary and examination of negotiations aimed at the creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas, with special attention to the positions of Mercosur countries. Completed with financial support from the Tinker Foundation and the GE Foundation.
Former Wilson Center Fellow Amaury de Souza died in Rio de Janeiro on Friday August 17 of pancreatic cancer.
Ruling on controversial cases such as abortion and stem cell research, Brazil's Supreme Federal Tribunal (STF) has become a highly visible institution that plays a central role in Brazil's maturing democracy. In his first visit to the U.S. since assuming the rotating presidency of the STF last April, Minister Gilmar Mendes spoke at the Woodrow Wilson Center on October 24, 2008, about constitutional adjudication in Brazil and the challenges of reconciling the protection of fundamental rights with democracy. This Special Report is an original essay written by Gilmar Mendes.
Regional Integration in the Amazon Moving forward with the ACTO March 2005 Video of this event is now available online