Tag: Brazil

The Skeletons in Brazil’s Closet

In the last year, you’d be hard-pressed to have heard or read anything negative about Brazil (with the exception of President Lula’s pesky affinity for Iran). The South…

From Partner by Default to Partner of Choice: Shifting US Policy in Latin America

On March 26, US Ambassador to Colombia William Brownfield said the US is close to signing bi-lateral military accords with two unspecified countries in Latin America. In October…

Interpol, the US, and Brazil

Brazil and the United States have had a troubled relationship in the past year, between a bitter trade feud, a high profile child abduction case, and currently, disagreements…

Brazil’s nuclear initiatives: what should be done about them?

Brazilian Defense Minister Nelson Jobim recently declared that he is against additional inspections by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and restrictions regarding selling uranium to other countries,…

Brazilian Oil PR Bonanza

Though there are a variety big issues in Brazil right now, mostly involving the Sarney corruption scandal and the Senate’s Internet censorship during the upcoming elections, there is…

Election Watch in Brazil: Female Candidates at the Fore

The presidential elections are a little over a year away in Brazil, and the campaigns are beginning to heat up. This week, Epoca Magazine announced that the former…

Affirmative Action in Colombia and Brazil: Shared Lessons

Brazil and Colombia have a lot in common and a lot to learn from one another; though they don’t share the same language or colonizers, they do share…