The first Latin American Pope has come to Brazil with a message that challenges leaders to address the needs of the “have-nots” at a time when citizens have become increasingly restless about economic inequality. Will Pope Francis’ message have an impact on Brazilian politics and renew interest in the Catholic Church among Brazil’s youth? Paulo Sotero provides context.
According to analysts, the NSA spying incident shakes, but does not jeopardize relations between Brazil and the USJul 09, 2013
Director of the Brazil Institute, Paulo Sotero, gives his take on the recent allegations of the NSA spying on Brazil
Mass protests across Brazil surprised politicians at all levels of government when they began in June following a brutal police response to demonstrations against increases in public transport fares in São Paulo. Paulo Sotero, just back from Brazil, described what’s happening and what it represents.
As the Brazil protest continue, the pressure mounts to convict those sentenced during the mensalão trials
The Brazil Institute follows the ongoing protests in Brazil.
Paulo Sotero is interview by OGGI Continenti
He was the first recipient in Brazil of the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, gives his take on the recent election of Roberto Azevedo to lead the WTO
Director Cynthia Arnson comments on the first 100 days of some of the region's presidents, highlighting how they endeavored to differentiate themselves from prior administrations via innovative policies and a change in diplomatic tone (In Spanish).
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, gives his take on the recent death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez and Brazil's reaction.