Tag: John Fitzpatrick

    Barack Obama

    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 ...

    Round table. Fitzpatrick is the one with the mike

    Brazil 2009 – The Year of Living Dangerously

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

    President Lula and governor José Serra

    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 ...

    Moon sur and sous mer

    Looking for Brazil’s Moon Under Water

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

    Dilma Rousseff and President Lula

    Coming Up in Brazil – Serra Versus Dilma?

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

    Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Brazil Becomes Middle Class But Not Bourgeois

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

    Barack Obama

    Where is Brazil’s Barack Obama?

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

    Brazil's president, Lula

    Brazil’s Lula Loses Some of His Moral Luster

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

    Credit card

    Benefits of Brazil’s Growth Start to Spread

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

    Brazil's Petrobras

    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 ...