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[8 Feb 2017 | Comentarios desactivados en LAC Focus: The Outlook for Brazil-US Relations | ]
LAC Focus: The Outlook for Brazil-US Relations

Rex W. Tillerson, the Trump Administration’s recently confirmed Secretary of State, is charged with carrying out a foreign policy whose defining principle of “America First” has rattled rivals and allies alike. Despite his lack of diplomatic experience, a look at Tillerson’s personal history can shed light on how he might handle the challenge. Brazil, although unlikely to feature high on the American agenda, is looking north as it seeks to revive its struggling economy – it will do its best to keep relations normal and attract new investments. Although market access may be limited if protectionist measures are enacted, an inward-looking America also presents Brazil with new opportunities. Two of Brasilia’s bargaining chips – an opening of the offshore oil sector and the development of a strategically located satellite launch base – could have significant economic and geopolitical implications.

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[10 Mar 2016 | Comentarios desactivados en Tullo Vigevani – Brazil: Crises Hindering Foreign Policy | ]
Tullo Vigevani – Brazil: Crises Hindering Foreign Policy

Published in AULA Blog : http://aulablog.net/2016/03/07/brazil-crises-hindering-foreign-policy/
by Tullo Vigevani*
The pace of Brazil’s rise in international affairs since 2000 is likely to be slowed by the multiple crises facing President Dilma Rousseff’s government and the private sector, but Brasilia will strive as best it can to maintain its global and regional priorities.  Political tensions are soaring amid corruption indictments and severe economic contraction – the nearly 4 percent decline in GDP in 2015 is expected to be repeated this year, with increasingly negative social consequences.  The government faces growing criticism that extends beyond the …

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[1 Sep 2015 | Comentarios desactivados en The new issue of Pensamiento Propio is now available – Latin America and the Responsibility to Protect: Divergent Views from the South? | ]
The new issue of Pensamiento Propio is now available – Latin America and the Responsibility to Protect:  Divergent Views from the South?

The new issue of Pensamiento Propio journal is now available. Pensamiento Propio 41 Latin America and the Responsibility to Protect:  Divergent Views from the South? Was edited by Dr. Adrés Serbin and Andrei Serbin Pont with contributions from Alex J. Bellamy, Ricardo Arredondo, Claudia Fuentes Julio, Gabriel Aguilera Peralta, Luis Alberto Cordero,  Kirsten A. Harmon, Dolores Bermeo Lara, Alfredo Toro Carnevali, Carlos Alzugaray, Ana Bourse, Alejandro Lening Díaz Gómez and Celia Medrano.

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[3 Jul 2014 | Comentarios desactivados en Pensamiento Propio 39 – El hemisferio en transformación: Regionalismo, multilateralismo y políticas exteriores en un entorno cambiante | ]
Pensamiento Propio 39 – El hemisferio en transformación:  Regionalismo, multilateralismo y  políticas exteriores en un entorno cambiante

Ya está disponible el más reciente número de Pensamiento Propio. Esta edición especial de Pensamiento Propio (El hemisferio en transformación: Regionalismo, multilateralismo y políticas exteriores en un entorno cambiante) ha sido editado por Eric Hershberg, Andrés Serbin y Tullo Vigevani y contiene artículos de Carlos Portales, José Antonio Sanahuja, Diana Tussie, Philip Brenner, Juliano A. S. Aragusuku, Maria Regina Soares de Lima, Natalia Saltalamacchia Ziccardi, Andrei Serbin Pont, Sandra Borda G. y Federico Merke.

Como en todos sus números, Pensamiento Propio es gratuito y lo pueden bajar sin costo alguno en formato PDF desde nuestra página.

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[27 Mar 2013 | Comentarios desactivados en March 27 2013 – OpenCanada Interview with Gilberto Rodrigues – With Power Comes Responsibility | ]
March 27 2013 – OpenCanada Interview with Gilberto Rodrigues – With Power Comes Responsibility

Brazil is exerting new-found confidence on the world stage, and it is more than holding its own in debates over human rights issues, including intervention. OpenCanada talked to Gilberto Rodrigues, international relations professor at the Federal University of ABC in Brazil and a board member of the Coordinadora Regional de Investigaciones Económicas y Sociales (CRIES), a Latin American Civil Society Network based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to explain Brazil’s increased interest in and impact on R2P.