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Bush Enlivens Workers Party Celebration

September 11, 2008 // Folha - Brazil - Portuguese

Believe it. The president of the United States, George Bush, caused a festive atmosphere among the petistas* who came together to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Finance Ministry. Ministers, advisers and economists tied to the Workers Party could not contain their joy when commenting on the American’s [Read more]

Hagel: Next President Must Get Close to Brazil

September 4, 2008 // Folha - Brazil - Portuguese

Brazil is one of the priorities in American foreign relations, and it is up to the next president—either democrat Barack Obama or the republican John McCain—to tighten the diplomatic ties between the two nations, said American Senator Chuck Hagel, a republican from Nebraska, this Tuesday. “I cannot tell Brazilians [Read more]

U.S. Media Perpetuates Bush Era

August 25, 2008 // Folha - Brazil - Portuguese

Names in the American foreign policy establishment have already publicly announced that we are living in an “a-polar” world. Others speak of “multi-polarity,” and still others speak of a “post-American” era. The United States, they say as one, continues to be an economic and military power without equal, but it [Read more]

F.B.I.: No Birthday at 100

August 10, 2008 // Jornal do Brasil - Brazil - Portuguese

It was concrete proof that the F.B.I. had, once again, messed up. One more case of incompetence would be added to the centenary history of a police agency which has a record fat with nonsense.

Sleeping with the Enemy

August 8, 2008 // Estadão - Brazil - Portuguese

Yes, the world is no longer bipolar, and the love hate relationship between the U.S.A. and China cannot be looked at through the eyes of the past. But the rivalry between the two definitely exists—and the Olympics translate that rivalry in some form, although it has not been reduced entirely to it.

It's No Use, They JustDon't Like Football

August 7, 2008 // Folha - Brazil - Portuguese

Last week, I had to travel to the United States for work. Since I was already there, I took the opportunity to ask various Americans (and the Latinos didn't count) the reasons why they can’t seem to fall in love with our football, which they call soccer. Let’s look at seven answers that remind me of some of the [Read more]

Doha – U.S. Promises New Proposal for Subsidy Cut

July 22, 2008 // O Globo - Brazil - Portuguese

The principal American voice for commercial negotiations said this Monday that the United States is ready to present a new proposal to cut their agricultural subsidies, one of the developing world's greatest demands in going ahead with negotiations for the liberalization of global trade. "We know that we must make [Read more]
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