Now that both presidents have more conservative congresses with which to contend, what is the realistic scope of a refreshed bilateral agenda, and how will Brazil help to advance it?
When do we allow for ideology above economic reasons, of the market and competitiveness, anchoring a large Brazilian trade ship at the port of small regional claims?
Irate Latin American nations are demanding explanations from the United States about new allegations that it spied on both allies and foes in the region with secret surveillance programs.
The so-called Special Collection Service operated from the capitals of Colombia, Venezuela, Panama, Mexico and Brazil. The
Conservative as well as socialist senators in Colombia have clearly stated that free trade agreements such as the Pacific
Now that Venezuela's larger-than-life Hugo Chávez has vanished from the political landscape, what does the future hold for South America?
Efforts to prohibit teen smoking throughout the region escalates the conflict between governments who seek to legislate behavior and businesses and some politicians who view tobacco as a question of economics.
Brazil is nearing the end of Lula's second term and must decide whether it wants to continue to pursue a more independent foreign policy which could ultimately risk Washington's ire.
Brazil is impressive to international observers for its economic growth, low inflation, and firmly established democratic institutions. But the question remains: what kind role in the world does Brazil want to play?
What international association brings together 18 countries, straddling three continents thousands of miles apart, united solely by their sharing of a common body of water?