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.
On the 25th anniversary of his death, a memorial service for Chico Mendes, Brazilian environmental martyr and union leader will take place.
On November 27, This is Africa and the Financial Times, in partnership with the Brazil Institute and Africa Program will host a forum on the growing partnership.
On Thursday, October 24, the director of the Brazil Institute, Paulo Sotero, spoke at the second annual Brazilian Philanthropy Forum in Sao Paulo. Mr. Sotero took part in the Closing Plenary: Phianthropy and Citizen Voice.
This section will offer continuous coverage of President Dilma Rousseff’s decision to delay the state visit to Washington due to recent tensions in Brazil-US relations over NSA spying allegations.
While Brazil's interest in BRICS appears to be waning, looking ahead, the BRICS will remain a useful mirror that reflects back to Brazilian comparisons with China and India economic factors that drive productivity and competitiveness in an increasingly integrated world economy, writes Paulo Sotero.
Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute, presents his views on President Dilma Rousseff's upcoming state visit to Washington.
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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