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Brazil-US: Will Obama Mention the “BRICs” or just the “RICs”?

When President Barack Obama assumes office on January 20 can we expect to hear ...

Brazil 2009 – The Year of Living Dangerously

The year 2009 will be the penultimate of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s ...

São Paulo Mayoral Election – a Foretaste of the Brazilian Presidential Race?

The humiliating defeat of Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s candidate in the ...

Looking for Brazil’s Moon Under Water

In 1946 George Orwell wrote an article in which he described his favorite pub ...

Coming Up in Brazil – Serra Versus Dilma?

The world’s eye may be on the presidential contest in the United States but ...

Brazil Becomes Middle Class But Not Bourgeois

Foreigners who still see Brazil as a nation in which a tiny elite sits ...

Where is Brazil’s Barack Obama?

The US presidential candidate, Barack Obama, has just made a triumphal tour of Europe ...

Brazil’s Lula Loses Some of His Moral Luster

One of the great dangers in following Brazilian politics is that you can become ...

Benefits of Brazil’s Growth Start to Spread

There has probably never been a better time for a worker to find a ...

There’s No Business Like Oil Business – in Brazil Anyway

Oil has seldom been far from the headlines in Brazil since the state-owned petroleum ...