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Rio Olympics: What to Expect
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The Games of the XXXI Olympiad are about to begin in Rio with Brazil’s twin economic and political crises providing a backdrop that has created much apprehension. Is Brazil ready and what can we expect when the Rio Olympics get under way? Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute, provides insight into the mindset of Brazilians as they prepare to host the world while dealing with ongoing unrest. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

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Brazil Institute

The Brazil Institute—the only country-specific policy institution focused on Brazil in Washington—works to foster understanding of Brazil’s complex reality and to support more consequential relations between Brazilian and U.S. institutions in all sectors.  Read more