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Declassified Documents Given By Biden to Rousseff Detail Secret Dictatorship-Era Executions, “Psychophysical” Torture in Brazil

During Vice President Joe Biden’s recent trip to Brazil, President Rousseff was given a recently declassified US report containing the details of Brazilian torture during the military dictatorship.

In Brazil, Paying Farmers to Let the Trees Stand

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.

Noticias - Winter 2011

Happy Holidays from the Latin American Program, Brazil Institute, and Mexico Institute! In this newsletter you will find the highlights of our work in the second semester, 2011.

Rio+20

Follow the events of Rio+20: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

New book by NPIHP Partner Matias Spektor

Azeredo da Silveira: um Depoimento (Azeredo da Silveira: A Testimony)

Democracy and the City: Assessing Urban Policy in Brazil

A joint report published by the Brazil Institute and the Comparative Urban Studies Project (CUSP). Written by Daniel Nogueira Budny, former program assistant for the Brazil Institute, the report focuses on how participatory requirements in Brazil's City Statute has reshaped the way urban policy is formulated.

2009-2010 Annual Report

Take a look at the Brazil Institute's 2009-2010 Annual Report

Even In Snowden-Friendly Brazil, Asylum May Be 'Bridge Too Far'

Director of the Brazil Institute, Paulo Sotero, speaks to NPR regarding the continued coverage of Edward Snowden.

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