The growing presence of Brazilian global companies in the United States complements traditionally strong investments by U.S. companies in Brazil. This trend has created a two-way street where common interests are more visible and both governments are pressured to recognize the benefits of working together or risk paying a political price for not doing so.
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Participitory Governance:Strengthening Democracy in Brazil April 2006
Mato Grosso means thick forests, and the name was once apt. But today, this Brazilian state is a global epicenter of deforestation. Driven by profits derived from fertile soil, the region's dense forests have been aggressively cleared over the past decade, and Mato Grasso is now Brazil's leading producer of soy, corn and cattle, exported across the globe by multinational companies.
Azeredo da Silveira: um Depoimento (Azeredo da Silveira: A Testimony)
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses the relationship between President's Dilma Rousseff and Barack Obama.