Brazil News

The Brazil Institute of the Wilson Center honored André Esteves and Thomas Lovejoy in event that celebrated the cause of global environmental sustainability

Oct 20, 2015
On October 6, 2015, the Brazil Institute honored André Esteves and Thomas Lovejoy in New York City.

Brazil's crisis hits new lows as its outcome gets harder to predict

Oct 19, 2015
Director Paulo Sotero writes for the Financial Times on the growing corruption scandal in Brazil.

As Brazil's Rouseff Reels From Crisis, Opportunity for Reform Emerges

Oct 02, 2015
Brazil Institute Advisory Board member Carlos Eduardo Lins da Silva weighs in on the current political and economic situation gripping Brazil.

The Petrobras Scandal: Year in Review 2015

Sep 17, 2015
Director Paulo Sotero discusses the ongoing corruption scandal involving Petrobras.

Brazil's Rousseff - is this the beginning of the end? A new poll suggests it is

Sep 16, 2015
In his latest piece for the Financial Times, director Paulo Sotero analyzes recent polling on the state of President Dilma Rousseff's government.

Crisis in Brazil Leads to Gridlock with No End in Sight

Sep 09, 2015
Director Paulo Sotero gives his take on the ongoing crisis in Brazil.

February 2015

Sep 02, 2015

Brazil After President Rousseff’s U.S. Visit

Jul 20, 2015
President Dilma Rousseff’s approval and popularity ratings continue to remain low even after her recent meeting with President Obama. If the trip to the U.S. did provide a bump for the President, it was short-lived and has wilted in the face of political and economic realities in Brazil. Brazil Institute Director Paulo Sotero explains the situation President Rousseff faces provides insights on what it might take to turn things around. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

Rousseff's uncertain future clouds progress following successful visit to Washington

Jul 07, 2015
Director Paulo Sotero gives his analysis on President Dilma Rousseff's visit to the United States.