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The Washington Post and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announce the launch of a pilot program to bring five outstanding professional journalists from Latin America to Washington, D.C. to conduct two weeks of reporting on an issue of importance to their home countries concerning hemispheric relations.

According to analysts, the NSA spying incident shakes, but does not jeopardize relations between Brazil and the US

Director of the Brazil Institute, Paulo Sotero, gives his take on the recent allegations of the NSA spying on Brazil

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Mega-Citiesand the Process of Planning May 2002

Brazil Institute in the News

A review of news items related to President Dilma Rousseff's first visit to Washington, D.C.

Ruth Cardoso, the former first lady of Brazil died in São Paulo on Tueday, June 24.

Dr. Ruth Cardoso was an influential Brazilian intellectual and a innovative and effective social policymaker. She was 77 years-old. News agencies around the world have commented on her contributions to Brazilian society. Director of the Brazil Institute Paulo Sotero, who was in São Paulo for the wake, issued a statement of remembrance. An Associated Press article is available here. To see the coverage from O Estado de S.Paulo click here.

A Economia Política da Reforma Tributária: o caso Brasileiro

Brazilian expert José Roberto Afonso, analyzes the political economy of tax reform in Brazil (Portuguese). Executive summary available in English.

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Trade Agreements in the Americas Mercosur and the Creation of the FTAA March 2004

Rio+20

Follow the events of Rio+20: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

2009-2010 Report of Activities

Learn more about our past events, publications, and initiatives.

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