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Latin America’s largest democracy officially kicks off one of its most consequential presidential contests on August 16. Over 14 candidates are vying for the presidency, with five standouts. How might the campaign take shape in the lead-up to the first round on October 7? 

Join us via conference call on the day that the campaign officially begins—Thursday, August 16—for a conversation from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. EDT, in partnership with the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI), on what to look for during the campaign and how Brazil’s next president may tackle some of the key issues necessary for Brazil to enter a new era of growth and stability. 

For a preview of our conversation, keep an eye out for Ricardo Sennes’ Spotlight publication, to be launched on August 9, where he dissects the potential implications of political and economic reform, foreign direct investment, and security policies laid out by Jair Bolsonaro, Marina Silva, Ciro Gomes, Geraldo Alckmin, and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as the PT nominee.

Ricardo Sennes
Nonresident Senior Brazil Fellow, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center
Atlantic Council;
Prospectiva Consulting

Roberto Teixeira da Costa
Member, Board of Trustees
Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI)

Henrique Rzezinski
Member, Board of Trustees
Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI)

Roberta Braga (Moderator)
Associate Director, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center
Atlantic Council

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