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Tue, Jul 2, 2019

20 Years in the making: Mercosur-European Union reach trade deal

Days after the announcement of the Mercosur-European Union trade deal, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center partnered with the Global Business and Economics Program and the Future Europe Initiative for a conference call to discuss the details and implications of the momentous agreement. A byproduct of two decades of discussions and forty rounds […]

Event Recap by Bryan Wilensky

Brazil Economy & Business

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

INFOGRAPHICS – Disinformation in democracies: Strengthening digital resilience in Latin America

2018 saw political tides turn in three of Latin America’s largest democracies. These elections also saw deep polarization and distrust in institutions among Brazilians, Mexicans, and Colombians in an information environment ripe with disinformation. And while disinformation and misinformation are nothing new, the spread of false information at alarming rates is more effective and worrisome […]

2018 Elections in Latin America by Roberta Braga

Brazil Colombia

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

Conference Call: Brazilian Vice President in China: A Turning Point for Brazil-China Relations?

President Jair Bolsonaro kicked off his 2018 presidential campaign claiming China was “buying Brazil.” Now, over 100 days into office, the Brazilian president has sought to soften his tone. Adopting a more moderate approach to China, President Bolsonaro will visit Asia’s great power later this year. Ahead of his official trip, Vice President Hamilton Mourão […]

Insights & Impact by Bridget Corna

Americas Brazil

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

Spotlight: Five key economic avenues for strengthening US-Brazil trade and FDI

In what five key ways can the United States and Brazil work more effectively together to strengthen bilateral trade and foreign direct investment?

Report by Roberta Braga

Brazil Economy & Business

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Digital resilience in Latin America: Automation, disinformation, and polarization in elections

2018 saw political tides turn in three of Latin America’s largest democracies. These elections also saw deep polarization and distrust in institutions among Brazilians, Mexicans, and Colombians in an information environment ripe with disinformation. Following a year-long effort in which the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and its Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) […]

2018 Elections in Latin America by Valentina Sader

Americas Brazil

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Open for business: A new chapter for US-Brazil relations?

Previewing President Bolsonaro’s first official visit to the United States, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted the public event “Open for Business: A New Chapter for US-Brazil Relations?” on February 28. Roberta Braga, associate director at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, moderated the discussion between Murillo de Aragão, founder and CEO […]

Event Recap by Santiago Herdoiza

Brazil Economy & Business

Wed, Jan 16, 2019

SPOTLIGHT: Brazil’s anti-corruption fight: What lies ahead?

What are the five most important areas Brazil’s new administration must focus on to effectively fight corruption?

Article by Atlantic Council

Brazil Corruption

Mon, Jan 7, 2019

Jair Bolsonaro’s First One Hundred Days

Read the Interactive Report In this Spotlight, we ask: What are the four of the top action items President Bolsonaro might prioritize in his first one hundred days in office.

2018 Elections in Latin America by Atlantic Council

Brazil

Thu, Jan 3, 2019

SPOTLIGHT: Jair Bolsonaro’s First One Hundred Days

In one of the most consequential presidential elections in the country’s recent history, Brazilians elected Jair Messias Bolsonaro their next president on October 28, 2018, after two highly contested rounds of voting that left Brazilians deeply divided. In this Spotlight, we ask: What are four of the top issues President Jair Bolsonaro might prioritize in […]

2018 Elections in Latin America by Atlantic Council

Brazil

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Five takeaways from Latin America’s presidential elections in 2018

The next four years are an opportunity for each government to implement reforms necessary for the growth and development of the region’s three largest democracies.  

New Atlanticist by Valentina Sader

Brazil Colombia