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
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
American Chamber of Commerce of São Paulo monthly magazine highlights Brazil Institute.
The Brazil Institute announces the launch of its new website, Portal to Brazil.
"Brazil emerged from [October's] presidential contest deeply divided along social and geographic lines..."
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.
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 ElectionsSep 29, 2006
This report provides analysis of Lula's term in office and predictions on Brazil's October 1st Presidential Elections.
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.
Ruy Mesquita, director of the newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo, received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service, and Mauricio Botelho, CEO of Embraer, the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship.