Op-ed Article by Ambassador Rubens Barbosa in O Estado de S.Paulo

Former Brazilian Ambassador to the United States Rubens Barbosa comments on Mercosul and predicts possible future directions for the bloc. Original in Portuguese and translated into English

Noticias - Summer 2013

Read the latest version of the Program's newsletter, covering spring and summer 2013 activities.

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.

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff makes her mark

After a surprisingly good start, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's popularity is bound to be tested in 2012, writes analyst Paulo Sotero.

Brazil’s Political Challenge: Building Consensus on an Economically Sustainable Strategy

Three leading economists provide commentary on Brazil's economy.

Paulo Sotero discusses historic corruption case underway in Brazil

Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses with CCTV America Brazil's ongoing corruption trial


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