Brazil News

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.

The Obama-Rousseff Meeting: What’s on the Agenda?

Jun 24, 2015
Given the current recession and political climate in Brazil, President Rousseff's upcoming visit to the United States could lay the groundwork for restored prosperity in both its economy and relationship with the United States. In this episode of TRENDING, Brazil Institute Director Paulo Sotero provides an overview of Rousseff's objectives and discusses the potential effects of the meeting on both countries as well as the global community.

In Trouble at Home, Rousseff Travels to Washington

Jun 23, 2015
Paulo Sotero, in this article for the Huffington Post, discusses President Dilma Rousseff's visit to Washington, D.C. at the end of June.