About the Brazil Institute

Created in 2006, the Brazil Institute seeks to foster dialogue on key issues of bilateral concern between Brazil and the United States, while advancing Washington's understanding of the complexities of Brazil as a regional, democractic power, and an emerging global player. The Brazil Institute has an active Adivsory Board which helps guide programming. 

 

The Latest from the Brazil Institute

Brazilian President Begins New Term With Tough Road Ahead

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Jan 01, 2015
Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute, spoke with NPR on Dilma Rousseff's second terms and the challenges ahead. more

A changed context favors better US–Brazil relations as President Rousseff begins second term

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Jan 01, 2015
As President Dilma Rousseff takes on her second term in office, confronted with various domestic challenges, prospect for Brazil-US relations are favorable. more

Plataforma Democrática on the Integration of Cuba in a Democratic Latin America

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Dec 22, 2014
Plataforma Democrática, a Brazil-based discussion forum, released a report following the historic announcement on December 17 by presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro of their decision to normalize the United States-Cuba relations. more

Brasil exhausto: la parálisis impone una reforma

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Dec 17, 2014
Director Paulo Sotero writes for Politica Externa on President Dilma Rousseff's next term. more

The Brazilian Congress at the Frontier of Innovation

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Dec 12, 2014
A report on the three Brazilian Congressional Study Missions on Innovation to the United States and the United Kingdom. more

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