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.
Wilson Center Brazil Institute Director Paulo Sotero writes, "Being the first woman to reach the presidency in Latin America's biggest nation will likely add to her burden of succeeding the most popular Brazilian leader in history."
The Amazon rainforest remains the largest continuous forest in the world, though economic development as well as natural causes threaten its survival. The Brazil Institute recently assembled panelists to discuss necessary conservation efforts to help preserve this vast, tropical treasure.
As the Brazil protest continue, the pressure mounts to convict those sentenced during the mensalão trials
Race and Social Inequality Color, Class and Culture in Brazil and the US August 2003
Latin American Program in the News: Support, But Some Disappointment, as Obama Heads to Americas Summit
President Obama travels to Colombia for the Sixth Summit of the Americas. Our experts discuss Obama's leadership in the region and possible topics to be covered at the Summit.
In Part II of this Special Report on Amazonian literature, Sá synthesizes two chapters from her book Rain Forest Literatures: Amazonian Texts and Latin American Culture and reconceptualizes how indigenous texts are viewed and used in literature, seeing the texts as creative works rather than source material.
Brazil Under Lula:Domestic and Foreign Perceptions December 2004