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Brazil's Political Outlook: The Emerging Tensions of Dilma's Second Term

Brazil Institute Fellow Matthew Taylor analyzes the burdens that President Dilma Rousseff must overcome in her second term as head of state. In this comprehensive piece, Taylor draws from the recent discussions held at the Wilson Center on February 10th and 11th. He examines Rousseff's situation from the beginning of her arduous reelection campaign to the recent Petrobras scandal and political dissention. 

The document can be downloaded below.

Report on the Brazil-United States Judicial Dialogue

Created in June 2006 as part of the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program, the Brazil Institute strives to foster informed dialogue on key issues important to Brazilians and to the Brazilian-U.S. relationship. We work to promote detailed analysis of Brazil’s public policy and advance Washington’s understanding of contemporary Brazilian developments, mindful of the long history that binds the two most populous democracies in the Americas.