As President Dilma Rousseff takes on her second term in office, confronted with various domestic challenges, prospect for Brazil-US relations are favorable.
Plataforma Democrática, a Brazil-based discussion forum, released a report following the historic announcement on December 17 by presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro of their decision to normalize the United States-Cuba relations.
Director Paulo Sotero writes for Politica Externa on President Dilma Rousseff's next term.
Brazil Institute Global Fellow Monica de Bolle gives her take on Dilma Roussef's economic team.
Researchers from the United States and the state of São Paulo met at a FAPESP (Foundation for Research Support of the State of São Paulo) symposium in Washington, DC to present the latest findings from their studies of the Amazon. The “FAPESP-U.S. Collaborative Research on the Amazon” meeting was organized in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy and the Brazil Institute of the Wilson Center. One of the featured speakers was noted biodiversity expert, Tom Lovejoy. We spoke with him about the state of the Amazon and efforts to preserve its endangered ecosystem.
Director of the Brazil Institute, Paulo Sotero, gives his take on Dilma Rousseff's reelection.
Paulo Sotero shares his take on the upcoming second round of the Brazilian Presidential elections this Sunday, October 26th.
After one round of voting in Brazil, the unpredictability factor in the race for the presidency remains intact. Brazil Institute Director Paulo Sotero, discusses the latest as incumbent Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves head toward a runoff vote on October 26th. A key for each campaign will be winning over supporters of Marina Silva, following her third place finish in round one of the voting. Sotero describes the factors and issues in play.
Brazil Institute Global Fellow Monica de Bolle gives her take on the Oct. 5 first-round elections.
President Dilma Rousseff failed to secure an absolute majority of votes in the first ballot of Brazil’s elections and will face senator Aécio Neves, a popular former governor of the state of Minas Gerais, in a final round scheduled for Sunday October 26.