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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff prepares for Washington visit

Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses President Dilma Rousseff's visit to Washington, D.C.

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.

Novos Rumos nas Relações Exteriores Brasileiras

Esta conferência realizada em The Brookings Institution 28 de setembro de 2007, com o co-patrocínio do Brazil Institute do Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, reuniu estudiosos e praticantes de política externa para discutir desdobramentos recentes na política externa do Brasil. Nosso objetivo era melhor compreender as pressões domésticas no interior da sociedade brasileira e a formulação de sua política externa no contexto das país que o país adotou para promover seu desenvolvimento econômico e social.

Winners of Journalism Fellowship Announced

The Washington Post and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announce the first group of winners of their Fellowship for Latin America Journalists program. The winners are: Jorge Carrasco, Proceso (Mexico); Alfonso Cuéllar, Semana (Colombia); Luciana Franco, Revista Globo Rural (Brazil); Maurizio Guerrero, PODER y Negocios (Mexico) and Flavia Tavares, O Estado de S Paulo (Brazil).

Color, Class, Culture

Racial inequalities in Brazil and the United States bear striking similarities-from rates of incarceration to racial profiling to poverty. Only recently have these issues become part of public discourse in Brazil...

Former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso Honored

Former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso was honored last night by the Library of Congress of the United States with the John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity.

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