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Nos EUA, Dilma defende 'agenda do século 21', mas velhos temas ainda incomodam

Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses President Dilma Rousseff's agenda on her visit to Washington, D.C.

Pope Francis Challenges Brazil’s Leaders to Address Economic Inequality

The first Latin American Pope has come to Brazil with a message that challenges leaders to address the needs of the “have-nots” at a time when citizens have become increasingly restless about economic inequality. Will Pope Francis’ message have an impact on Brazilian politics and renew interest in the Catholic Church among Brazil’s youth? Paulo Sotero provides context.

Brazil and the United States: Trade Agendas and Challenges of the Bilateral Relationship

On October 16, 2007, the Brazil Institute organized a conference to discuss the regional and global challenges for Brazil's trade policy, the trade outlook after the 2008 U.S elections, and the present and future dynamics of Brazilian-U.S. economic relations. Featuring speakers from the Brazilian and U.S. governments and private sectors, participants discussed trade-related challenges between the United States and Brazil in light of the stalled Doha Round and a lame duck administration in Washington.

Fulbright Expands Program with Brazil

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) are pleased to announce that 49 grants are available in the 2013-14 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition for U.S. academics, professionals, and early and mid-career researchers to teach and/or conduct research in Brazil.

FAPESP CEO Ricardo Brentani dies at age 74

Ricardo Renzo Brentani, president of FAPESP’s Board of Director, died Tuesday, November 29 following a heart attack.

Washington Post-Woodrow Wilson Center Fellows Featured in Newspaper

The Washington Post features articles about Latin America by the five Washington Post-Woodrow Wilson Center Fellows. The program brings professional journalists from Latin America to Washington, D.C. for a two-week exchange of dialogue and professional development.

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