The Economist on Brazilian President’s Challenges A moment of truth for Dilma The president needs to do more to tackle the “Brazil cost” Aug 18th 2012 | from the print edition   WRITING about the Brazil of a century ago, Warren Dean, an economic historian, noted that the country’s foreign trade “appears to have been limited to commodities in whichContinue reading “The Economist on Brazilian President’s Challenges”

The Economist in Brazilian-American relations

Brazilian-American relations One step at a time Two American giants are slowly getting to know each other Apr 14th 2012 | SÃO PAULO | from the print edition   Next time over a caipirinha   TOASTING their president with a caipirinha, their national cocktail, should soon be a bit cheaper for Brazilians in the United States. During DilmaContinue reading “The Economist in Brazilian-American relations”

The Economist on Dilma Presidency

Brazilian politics Coming into her own Slowly but surely, the president is making her mark on the government DURING her first year as Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff was careful not to make changes so big that they might be seen as a rebuke to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, her predecessor and patron. She waitedContinue reading “The Economist on Dilma Presidency”

Dilma Rousseff in The World in 2012, The Economist

The Americas The Brazilian model Dilma Rousseff, president of Brazil, argues that her country’s policies have lessons for the wider world Nov 17th 2011 | from The World In 2012 print edition     The world is changing fast. We are experiencing an inflexion in the global distribution of wealth, with a number of countriesContinue reading “Dilma Rousseff in The World in 2012, The Economist”