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Rio+20 flashes

The Rio Earth Summit of 1992 was a landmark in Latin America in terms of institutional changes towards sustainability goals. For now, we don’t know much on what impact will have Rio+20 in the debate. But we can try to interpret … Continue reading

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Brazil and Peacekeeping: Policy Not Altruism

The Economist covers Brazil’s military/ police competence in peace-keeping, which is virtually identical to the counterinsurgency (COIN) as practiced by American Marines in Iraq and Afganistan – a parallel which should be noted if Brazil and American interests align in … Continue reading

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An international Brazilian company is born: Tereos International

An energy and food giant is emerging in Brazil. It is an interesting strategic move of the French company Tereos. The deal represents the merger of its subsidiaries in Brazil, France and Indian Ocean. The new company will be traded … Continue reading

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