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Last month U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken phoned Brazilian Foreign Minister Carlos França (pictured) in an bid to build international support among U.N. Security Council members against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. // File Photo: U.S. Government.

Can the U.S. and Brazil Expect More From Each Other?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the bilateral relations between Brazil and the United States.

Nestor Forster Jr., Melvyn Levitsky, Rubens Barbosa, Guilherme Casarões, Leandro Barcelos

Latin America Advisor ˙

photo of Michael Shifter

Shifter: “Posição de Bolsonaro complicará relações entre Brasil e EUA”

Michael Shifter, presidente do Inter-American Dialogue, falou com Valor sobre a omissão do presidente Jair Bolsonaro em criticar a Rússia ou condenar a guerra na Ucrânia. Durante a entrevista cobriram-se temas como a relação bilateral entre Rusia e Brasil, o impacto da China na região e a posição dos governos latinoamericanos respeito ao conflito Ucraniano. 

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ Valor

Shifter en Foro Video

Shifter: “Es muy difícil romper el patrón de corrupción en la región”

La democracia en América Latina enfrenta monumentales desafíos en el 2022, según organismos internacionales. Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, habló con Foro de Voz de América sobre la realización de elecciones en tres países y la demanda pública por más transparencia por parte de los gobiernos se pondrá a prueba en el nuevo año.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ Voz de América

Lula speaking

Uncertainty in Latin America: A Political Outlook

Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, sits down with Latinvex to answer important questions as three major economies in Latin America – Brazil, Chile, and Colombia – approach presidential elections and other countries face crises and protests. 

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ Latinvex

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro

Will Bolsonaro Try to Stay in Power if He Loses Next Year?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s moves ahead of the 2022 presidential vote.

Peter Hakim, Mariana Valente, Raúl Echeberría, Alberto Pfeifer, Lucas Fernandes, Gilberto M.A. Rodrigues

Latin America Advisor ˙

Michael Shifter at the Inter-American Dialogue

Shifter: “Latin America is not in good shape today”

Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, was interviewed by The Washington Diplomat on the current state of Latin American. The conversation examined the continuing migration on the US border with Mexico, the widespread regional discontent during the Covid-19 pandemic, and the lack of integration among Latin American countries as they continue fighting the effects of the pandemic. 

Michael Shifter, Larry Luxner

Interviews ˙ ˙ The Washington Diplomat

Alberto Fernandez speaking

Mercosur’s Divisions Are Pushing It to a Breaking Point

Relations between the four members of South America’s Mercosur trade bloc—Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay—are at their worst since the group’s establishment three decades ago. If the bloc is not up to the task of adapting to the 21st century, it may be time to set its members free to pursue their own trade and development goals.

Bruno Binetti

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ World Politics Review

André Mendonça toma posse como ministro da Justiça e Segurança Pública

Hakim: “O [Supremo Tribunal Federal do Brasil] parece ser um ator muito público e político”

Peter Hakim, presidente emérito do Diálogo Interamericano, conversou com a Revista Veja sobre a indicação do advogado-geral da União André Mendonça para o Supremo Tribunal Federal do Brasil. Na entrevista falou-se também sobre a relação entre o Poder Executivo e o Supremo Tribunal Federal e fizeram-se comparações entre este corpo no Brasil e a Suprema Corte dos Estados Unidos. 

Peter Hakim

Interviews ˙ ˙ Revista Veja

Shifter speaking in a GACInt event

The New US Administration, its Hemispheric Policy, and its Relationship with Brazil

On April 7, the Grupo de Análise da Conjuntura Internacional from the Instituto de Relações Internacionais (GACInt) at the University of São Paulo held a private roundtable to discuss the priorities of the Biden administration in the Americas.

Michael Shifter, Roberto Teixeira da Costa, Abrão M. Árabe Neto

Presentations ˙

A photograph, in color, of new Brazilian Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga speaking into a microphone.

Can Brazil Stop Spiraling Covid-19 Cases and Deaths?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Brazil’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing health crisis.

Monica de Bolle, Nestor Forster Jr., Gabriela Lotta, Paulo M. Buss, Valéria Guimarães de Lima e Silva

Latin America Advisor ˙