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Article published by Paulo Sotero, Brazil Institute Director, in the Italian geopolitics journal Limes.

Jun 21, 2007
In the article titled, "Lula and Bush, an Odd Pair," Sotero analyzes the recent rapprochement of the U.S.-Brazilian relationship and its implications.Download PDF (in Italian)

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

Jun 14, 2007
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

Working Group Report

May 09, 2007
The Brazil Institute convened an invitation-only working group with leaders from prominent environmental and international organizations and the President of Unica, Eduardo Carvalho, to dispel myths and assess the challenges posed by the current and projected expansion of Brazilian sugarcane-ethanol production. Download File

Brazil Institute Highlighted by São Paulo AmCham

Dec 15, 2006
American Chamber of Commerce of São Paulo monthly magazine highlights Brazil Institute.

Launching of Portal to Brazil

Dec 15, 2006
The Brazil Institute announces the launch of its new website, Portal to Brazil.

A Divided Society: Brazilians Go to the Polls

Nov 01, 2006
"Brazil emerged from [October's] presidential contest deeply divided along social and geographic lines..."

Brazilians Vote for President, Legislature

Oct 31, 2006
On October 29, Brazilians re-elected President Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva in a runoff election. His policies are credited with helping millions rise from poverty, a key factor in his victory. This article explores Lula's first presidential term and the political landscape leading up to the election.

Woodrow Wilson Center Brazil Institute Spring 2007 Internship Announcement

Oct 23, 2006
The Brazil Institute of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars seeks a spring 2007 semester part-time intern with an interest in, coursework related to, and/or experience working on issues related to Brazil.

Brazil Institute Special Report 2 Available for Download - Brazil Under Lula and Prospects for the 2006 Elections

Sep 29, 2006
This report provides analysis of Lula's term in office and predictions on Brazil's October 1st Presidential Elections.

Paulo Sotero Marques Named New Director of Brazil Institute

Sep 14, 2006
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announces that Brazilian journalist Paulo Sotero Marques will join the Center on September 18, 2006, as the director of the Brazil Institute.

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