Category Archives: Brazil

Robert (Bob) Kennedy at the Catholic (Jesuit) University of Rio de Janeiro I’ve posted the pictures of Robert (Bob) Kennedy in his appearance at the Catholic Jesuit University (PUC-Rio.Br) of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This was suggested to me by a friend and diplomat, Kevin, at the local US Consulate. He … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil | Leave a comment

Harvard announces research funding opportunities for Brazil

The Harvard University Lemann Brazil Research Fund available to Harvard faculty is intended to foster collaboration between scholars and to support research projects focused on current issues facing Brazil, including the COVID-19 pandemic.  Lemann Brazil Research Fund Request for Proposals (deadline: Jan 25, 2021) Harvard … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil, Culture | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Robert Kennedy at PUC

As we Americans elect our second Catholic President , I remember Robert Kennedy at PUC …. The look on the nun’s face says it all. Kennedy as a Catholic leader appealed to the better angels of our nature. So too … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil | Leave a comment

European academic revue launches issue about regulation and competition in Brazil

During most part of the 20th century the Brazilian State has been a drive of economic development, specially in capital intensive sectors such as energy, telecom and mining. But in the 1990s, states around the world virtually broke forcing policies … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil | 1 Comment

Review of “Sergio” with Wagner Moura on Netflix

Posted in Brazil | Leave a comment