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Review of “Sergio” with Wagner Moura on Netflix

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Economist.com on Telenovelas

This article in the economist.com books and arts section covers telenovelas, which were interrupted by the recent pandemic. This genre is a great contribution to world culture, and reflects the Portuguese history and culture. This is a link to the … Continue reading

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Bolsonaro in covid?

The economist covers president Bolsonaro. I am interested for feedback?   https://www.economist.com/the-americas/2020/04/11/jair-bolsonaro-isolates-himself-in-the-wrong-way   Bello Jair Bolsonaro isolates himself, in the wrong way The Brazilian president’s reckless handling of covid-19 will come back to haunt him The AmericasApr 11th 2020 edition Apr … Continue reading

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Looking for Brazilian technology start-ups

Good news for Brazilian start-ups interested in expanding abroad with scalable solutions. In a partnership of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Apex-Brasil, 7 Brazilian startups will be selected to participate in some of the world’s major technology events in … Continue reading

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Discussing Entrepreneurship, regulation and economic development at the Brazilianists congress in Paris

At the beginning of the 21st century, Brazil rises as one of the emerging countries with rapid economic development. This phenomenon coincides with the intensification of globalization and is not limited to purely economic aspects, but includes social and political … Continue reading

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The internationalisation of Vale in some slides

My recent presentation about the history of Vale is available online.  It is a summary of some points of my PhD dissertation about Vale and how it became a leading mining company. It was presented on January 31rst at the Economic … Continue reading

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The contradictions of Brazil’s foreign policy

  This piece from the economist caught my eye… “The values Rio Branco espoused—peace, moderation, trust in international law, non-intervention and what would now be called the pursuit of soft power—became integral to Brazil’s idea of itself, Mr Ricupero argues. … Continue reading

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