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Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As the Curmudgeon mused little more than twelve months ago, “O tempora! O mores!” (“Oh the times! Oh the customs!”) was the tag line for a speech by Cicero in the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After canceling her official visit to the United States in 2013, following reports that the U.S. had wiretapped some of her conversations, Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff appeared at ease next...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, met with United States President Barack Obama yesterday (Monday, June 29th) on her week-long official visit to the United States. President Obama accompanied Rousseff to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – This past weekend Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff started her first official state visit to the United States and will visit New York, Washington and San Francisco. Rousseff and the Brazilian...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The White House said on Wednesday that it will address Brazil’s questions on the allegations that the United States spied on President Dilma Rousseff and oil giant Petrobras, in an...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, is in Brazil this week, as part of a South American tour which also includes a visit to Colombia. The Vice...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The United States has informed the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs that the current U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, Thomas A. Shannon, will end his rotation in the country later this...
By Anna Fitzpatrick, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As cotton prices soar on the world market, the pressure is on in Brazil to maximize its position as the world’s fifth largest producer of the commodity.  With a favorable...
By Patricia Maresch, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – President Dilma Rousseff and U.S. President Barack Obama made it clear they hope to strengthen relations between the two countries. Obama, on his first presidential Latin American tour, praised Brazil...

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