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EXCLUSIVE: President Lula on GPS with Fareed Zakaria

Fareed sits down with President Lula of Brazil in an exclusive interview. Lula discusses the G20 summit, his meeting with Obama, and his expectations for Brazil's economy. Watch video on CNN

Shaping U.S.-Brazil Relationship After the Snowden Affair: A Conversation with Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon

The Brazil Institute is pleased to launch a special report on the Dec. 19 event with Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon

Summary of Reports on FAPESP Week North Carolina 2013

Starting in October 2011, the Brazil Institute established a partnership with the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) to promote and highlight the expanded cooperation on science and innovation between the United States and Brazil.

Brazil's leftwing leaders mourn Chavez with not-so-veiled criticism

Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, gives his take on the recent death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez and Brazil's reaction.

Climate Change and Biofuels

Sugarcane ethanol is not the villain that it is often made out to be and neither is the sugarcane industry. In Brazil, the sugarcane industry has set out to convince the Brazilian government to adopt a carbon cap and trade system domestically, independently of international negotiations. It is in their interest to reinsert the positive environmental externalities accrued from sugarcane ethanol use and production into the market system. It makes economic and environmental sense and it might spur a value-added product. The next best thing after organic sugar is carbon neutral sugarcane ethanol.

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Brazil's Higher Education Responsesto the Challenges of the 21st Century July 2006

The revolt of the children of Brazil's article

Paulo Sotero is interview by OGGI Continenti

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