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Brazil could break the mold in anti-graft battle

"What we are seeing here is institutions that work," says Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, on the Brazilian supreme courts corruption trial.

Winners of Journalism Fellowship Announced

We are pleased to announce this year's group of winners of the 2009 Woodrow Wilson Center-Washington Post Fellowship for Latin American Journalists. The fellowship provides an opportunity to conduct three weeks of reporting concerning hemispheric relations on an issue of importance to journalists' home countries, and works as an immersion program in the political culture of the U.S. capital.

Brazil in 2014: Will Rousseff Change Course?

Favored to win reelection in 2014 but facing a deteriorating economy, Rousseff has positive and negative incentives to change course. But first comes the World Cup and, possibly, the return of street protests, writes Paulo Sotero.

Special Report 1

Trade and Regional Integration Initiatives in the Americas September 2006

Latin America: Emerging Trends in Environmental, Economic Growth

As Latin American nations work to combat poverty and underdevelopment, issues of environmental importance—from demographics to climate change—will come into play. Panelists discuss those trends and challenges.

Special Report 3

The Global Dynamics of Biofuels

Infrastructure Integration and Environmental Preservation in the Amazon

The Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA)—conceived during the 2000 Meeting of South American presidents—is meant to forge links between all South American countries by integrating three strategic economic sectors: transportation, energy, and telecommunications. To discuss these pressing issues, on January 16, 2008, the Brazil Institute and the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) and Latin American Program co-sponsored a half-day seminar to assess the potential impacts of infrastructure projects planned or underway in the Amazon region.

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