Brazil's Stunted Revolt

With the streets calm again, Brazilians assess the country’s largest popular protests in two decades.

FAPESP CEO Ricardo Brentani dies at age 74

Ricardo Renzo Brentani, president of FAPESP’s Board of Director, died Tuesday, November 29 following a heart attack.

Brazil Elects First Female President

Brazil has just sworn in its first female president, Dilma Rousseff, who follows on the heels of the ever-popular outgoing President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Panelists at several recent Brazil Institute events speculate on the challenges and priorities of the new administration.

Brazil's Innovation Challenge

A joint publication issued by the Brazil Institute and STAGE from the first installment of a two-part conference, in which a distinguished eight-member panel discussed how public policies, governmental institutions and the adoption of intellectual property rights affect efficacy and the use of innovation throughout Brazil's economy.

The Brazil Institute mourns the passing of journalist Ruy Mesquita

He was the first recipient in Brazil of the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service

Discussion Briefs

A new summary series, providing concise and timely event briefs of important public policy issues relevant to contemporary debates in Brazil. The briefs showcase commentary and research from leading policymakers, Brazilian and Brazilianist scholars, pivotal government officials and prominent business figures.

On Eve of World Cup, Brazil Well-Regarded in Much of the World

According to a new survey by the Pew Research Center, views of Brazil internationally are positive.

According to analysts, the NSA spying incident shakes, but does not jeopardize relations between Brazil and the US

Director of the Brazil Institute, Paulo Sotero, gives his take on the recent allegations of the NSA spying on Brazil


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