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Watch AALAC’s latest Expert of the Americas episode on 2022 elections in Brazil

Ricardo Sennes, nonresident senior Brazil fellow at the Center and Managing Partner of Prospectiva Consulting, and Valentina Sader, assistant director and Brazil lead at the Latin America Center discuss the upcoming 2022 elections in Brazil, polarization, and the upcoming Summit for Democracy.

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Jul 2, 2019

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

By Bryan Wilensky

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 […]

Brazil Economy & Business

2018 Elections in Latin America

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 o#f false information at alarming rates is more effective and worrisome […]

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Event Recap

May 22, 2019

Brazilian VP in China: A turning point for Brazil-China relations?

By Paulina Ornelas

Brazilian Vice President, Hamilton Mourão, was in China for a six-day trip ahead of President Jair Bolsonaro’s trip to the country later this year. The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center held a conference call just before the China–Brazil High-Level Cooperation and Commission (COSBAN) meeting to assess expectations and possible key outcomes to Brazil-China […]

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Report

Apr 11, 2019

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

By Daniel Marteleto Godinho, Abrão Neto

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

Brazil Economy & Business

2018 Elections in Latin America

Mar 28, 2019

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

By Valentina Sader

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) […]

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New Atlanticist

Mar 28, 2019

Has progress been made in containing disinformation?

By David A. Wemer

Facebook and Whatsapp representatives hail progress on limiting disinformation's impact on social media.

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New Atlanticist

Mar 20, 2019

Key takeaways from Brazilian president’s visit to Washington

By Valentina Sader

Overall, it was a positive visit, consistent with expectations and with minimal fireworks.

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In the News

Mar 19, 2019

Braga quoted in NYT on Bolsonaro’s Meeting with Trump

By Roberta Braga

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In the News

Mar 15, 2019

Braga Quoted in AFP on Bolsonaro’s Visit With Trump

By Roberta Braga

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Event Recap

Feb 28, 2019

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

By Santiago Herdoiza

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 […]

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