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Tue, Jul 30, 2019

Chile Against Corruption: What Can the Region Learn?

To launch the last of a series of spotlights on anti-corruption, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted a conference call to discuss Chile’s successes and steps countries can take to revitalize regulatory frameworks. Authored by Former Minister of National Women’s Affairs of Chile and Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Non-Resident Senior Fellow Laura Albornoz […]

Event Recap by Guillermo Garcia Montenegro

Brazil Latin America

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

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

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

Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Brazil Mourns the Death of Presidential Candidate Eduardo Campos

Wednesday, the 13th of August, became a day of sudden and unexpected mourning for Brazil as a small private jet plane carrying presidential candidate Eduardo Campos crashed in the coastal city of Santos killing everyone on board. Campos’ death dramatically changes the Brazilian election’s dynamic. Though polls had him in third place with President Dilma […]

LatAmSource by Carlos Guzman

Brazil

Mon, Aug 11, 2014

Brazil’s Lasting World Cup Legacy

In the run-up to the FIFA World Cup, Brazil had to endure a spate of negative reporting and doomsday-style predictions about its capacity to deliver a successful tournament.  Moreover, articles on perceived failures in the preparation for the event stretched the pessimism even further, to the point of questioning the World Cup legacy in the […]

LatAmSource by Ambassador Mauro Vieira

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

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

Mon, Jun 4, 2018

GDPR’s Quest for World Domination

On May 25, the European Union’s (EU) sweeping new data privacy regulation came into force. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides EU residents with more control and protection of their data.

EconoGraphics by Ole Moehr

Brazil Economy & Business