By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The newly appointed foreign relations’ minister in Brazil, José Serra, announced on Wednesday (May 18th) the new strategies which will guide the country’s foreign policy, moving away from what he called ideological preferences to the general values of the Brazilian society.
According to Serra, in addition to reflecting ‘in a transparent manner’ the country’s economic interests, the policies will also be in line with the defense of democracy and human rights, as well as international environmental agreements signed by the country. "Our foreign policy will be governed by . . .