Tag: Thomas Shannon

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The United States Ambassador to Brazil, Thomas Shannon, was summoned on Monday to a meeting with Brazil’s Communications Minister Paulo Bernardo over allegations that the United States' National Security Agency (NSA) monitored millions...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - U.S. ambassador in Brazil, Thomas Shannon, spoke recently about ending the requirement for Brazilians to obtain visas for traveling to the United States. According to the report by G1, Mr....
By Candy Pilar Godoy, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A new project named +Oportunidades (More Opportunities) is aimed at promoting education and capacity building for at-risk youth in Brazil. It was put into action in September, 2010,...
By Amy Skalmusky, Senior Contribution Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - U.S. President Barack Obama will begin his Latin America visit in Brasília on Saturday, March 19th, where he will meet with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to discuss business...
By Mira Olson, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva welcomed Thomas Shannon in a meeting at Itamaraty on February 4, 2010, after Shannon was finally approved as the new U.S Ambassador for Brazil. Shannon,...
By Pedro Widmar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - On December 24th after nearly 7 months of deliberation in the U.S. Senate, Thomas A. Shannon Jr. was confirmed as the 54th U.S. Ambassador to Brazil. Shannon is the former Assistant...



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