After a surprisingly good start, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's popularity is bound to be tested in 2012, writes analyst Paulo Sotero.
Brazil has the clout and credibility to assert itself as a leading voice in world climate talks to help ensure the success of any new treaty aimed at reducing global warming, the top U.S. environmental diplomat said on Thursday.Already a pioneer in clean energy and the use of biofuels such as cane-based ethanol, Brazil could cement its pro-environment credentials if it succeeds in slowing the destruction of the Amazon rain forest, U.S. climate change envoy Todd Stern said after a three-day visit to the South American nation.
Brazil's Higher Education Responsesto the Challenges of the 21st Century July 2006
"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 and the Washington Post are pleased to announce the five 2010 journalism fellows.
Co-sponsored by the Brazil Institute and the Brazilian Embassy in Washington, this bilingual publication includes essays on the United States by Brazilian scholars. It is the result of an effort to advance the tradition of U.S. Studies in Brazil.
The Council of Women World Leaders is pleased to add President Atifete Jahjaga of Kosovo to the Council’s collective voice supporting women at the highest levels of government.
Mass protests across Brazil surprised politicians at all levels of government when they began in June following a brutal police response to demonstrations against increases in public transport fares in São Paulo. Paulo Sotero, just back from Brazil, described what’s happening and what it represents.
Paulo Sotero discusses the U.S.-Colombian free trade deal that has been met with unusual resistance from both sides. Video