Analysis

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Does the Far-Right Threaten Brazil’s Democratic System?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the recent riot in Brasília and influence of the far-right in Brazil.

Beatrice Rangel, Alfredo Attié, Cecília Godoy, Gustavo Ribeiro, Amanda Mattingly, Mariano Machado, Lucas Fernandes

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Member in the News: Marina Silva

On December 29, 2022, Marina Silva, member of the Inter-American Dialogue, was named Brazil’s new Minister of Environment under President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

Marina Silva

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How Will the Brazil-U.S. Relationship Change Under Lula?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on how relations between the United States and Brazil may change after Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva takes office as Brazil’s president on Jan. 1.

Gabrielle Trebat, Rubens Barbosa, Amanda Mattingly, Cecília Godoy

Latin America Advisor ˙

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On Lula’s Approach to Asia: Q&A with Karin Costa Vazquez

Insights from Karin Costa Vazquez on Lula’s recent re-election and its significance for Brazil’s relations with its Asian partners and in multilateral institutions.

Karin Costa Vazquez, Margaret Myers, Steven Holmes

Interviews ˙

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Brazil Elections – What’s Next?

Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva narrowly defeated his populist, right-wing opponent Jair Bolsonaro by just over 2 million votes in the second round of elections and will begin his third term as president of Brazil in January 2023. To explore what the election means for Brazilian politics, society, and foreign relations, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an event titled “Brazil Elections – What’s Next?” on November 7, 2022.

Patrick Springer

Event Summaries ˙

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What Should the New President of the IDB Prioritize?

Brazil’s candidate to lead the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Ilan Goldfajn, won Sunday’s election in the first round of voting. What factors contributed to Goldfajn’s victory, and what attributes does he bring to the job? The Dialogue’s daily Latin America Advisor asked five experts for their views on the topic.

Isabel de Saint Malo, Peter Hakim, Bruno Binetti, Claudio Loser, Ruben Olmos

Latin America Advisor ˙

Panelists

Brazilian Energy Policy under Lula: What to Expect

To explore Lula’s plans for Brazil’s energy sector, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the online event “Power in Brazil – Energy Policy Post-Election” on November 8, 2022. 

MK Vereen, Daniela Stevens

Event Summaries ˙

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What Do Changing Political Dynamics Mean for Maduro?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on changing political dynamics in the Western Hemisphere and what they mean for Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.

Michael Shifter, Diego Arria, John Price, Rafael E. Álvarez-Loscher, Carlos Delgado Flores

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Toward Stronger India-Latin America Economic Relations?

Despite much talk of enhanced Indian engagement with the region over the past decade, India-Latin America ties remain relatively limited.

Margaret Myers, Steven Holmes

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