Cardoso Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Transitions from Authoritarian Rule December 2004
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses the Library of Congress's decision to award former former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso the John W. Kluge Prize.
"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 Brazil Project is pleased to announce the relaunch of our monthly electronic newsletter, Thinking Brazil.
The real will only be successful when Brazilian and international interest rates are equal, says Persio Arida
Read the English translation of O Estado de S.Paulo's interview with Persio Arida, former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and Brazilian Central Bank President, about the success of Plano Real after 18 years.
During her lifetime, Lispector, a catlike blond beauty with movie-star magnetism and an indefinably foreign accent, enjoyed an enormous succès d'estime in Brazil. Her fiction, which combines jewel-like language, deadpan humor, philosophical profundity and an almost psychotically lucid understanding of the human condition, was lauded for having introduced European modernism to a national literature felt to be pretty parochial.
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announces that Brazilian journalist Paulo Sotero Marques will join the Center on September 18, 2006, as the director of the Brazil Institute.