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Announcing: The Americas Center of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

The Americas Center intends to understand, cooperate and coordinate with, and respond effectively to changes in Latin American, Caribbean, and Spanish financial institutions and markets. Our mission involves better supervising constituencies, strengthening the Federal Reserve System's and Sixth Federal Reserve District's voice and influence in hemispheric policymaking, and adding value to evolving regional payment processing.The Americas Center also maintains a comprehensive research and analysis portal, featuring the publication EconSouth, a quarterly economic and business magazine featuring articles on regional, national, and international issues pertinent to the Southeast. The Center also produces much of its content in Portuguese.

Thinking Brazil 19

Social Policy in Brazil Public Health, Poverty, and Social Inclusion March 2006

Brazil Amazon governor backs cattle control effort

Cattle ranching has become the biggest environmental challenge for Brazil's Mato Grosso state, which has launched a "cattle moratorium" to combat Amazon destruction, the state's governor said on Tuesday.Mato Grosso is calling on meatpackers to stop buying cattle raised in newly cleared areas of the world's largest rain forest. Environmental activists have cited ranching as a prime driver of Amazon degradation.

Chico Mendes Memorial Serivce

On the 25th anniversary of his death, a memorial service for Chico Mendes, Brazilian environmental martyr and union leader will take place.

2006 Woodrow Wilson Center Awards takes place in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Ruy Mesquita, director of the newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo, received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service, and Mauricio Botelho, CEO of Embraer, the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship.

Brazil in 2013: Can Rousseff rise to the occasion?

The director of the Brazil Institute writes a piece for CNN's GPS blog on Brazil's 2013 outlook and the challenges facing President Dilma Rousseff's administration.

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