Brazil Offers Alternative Voice on Syria

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil has reiterated its rejection of foreign intervention in Syria, where more than 3,000 people have recently been reported killed in the violent suppression of anti-government protesters calling for President Bashar al-Assad to step down. World leaders are now desperate to find a solution to end the bloodshed in Syria, one of a slew of Middle East nations caught up in the Arab Spring uprisings.

But Carlos Martins Ceglia, director of the Middle East Department at Brazil’s Foreign Ministry, rejected foreign interference in what he called . . .

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