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Brazilian President Distances Himself From U.S. Campaign

October 2, 2008 // Folha - Brazil - Portuguese

Should the Planalto Palace* be looking towards the U.S. presidential candidates in the hopes of starting to propose partnerships for 2009-2012? The Foreign Minister Celso Amorim told this blog, in New York, that Brasilia is making a point of staying far away from this dispute. “Lula is the president, they are [Read more]

The Crisis is Far from Over

September 29, 2008 // Folha - Brazil - Portuguese

Before anything else, a lesson (I don’t know the author) to illustrate the current financial crisis in the USA: "Mr. Bill has a bar and decides that he wants to sell cachaça* on credit to his loyal customers, all of whom are drunks, and almost all of whom are unemployed. Because he decides to sell on credit, he can [Read more]

Intervention Necessary, Not Sufficient

September 22, 2008 // Folha - Brazil - Portuguese

The intervention in major real estate financing businesses by the U.S. Federal Government announced at the beginning of the month is a necessary, but probably not sufficient step toward overcoming the international crisis, according to a Brazilian Central Bank analysis. This information comes from a report from the [Read more]

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]
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