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How would you like Dilma, Mategna and PT to run Vale?

Rumors that Brazilian federal government aims to replace Roger Agnelli, Vale’s CEO, have been surrounding the market for a long time. Yesterday, minister Guido Mantega, representing the Federal government as one large shareholder, officially requested Bradesco, another large shareholder, the … Continue reading

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Take away from a Brazilian conference in Dakar

Last Monday,at the magnificent house of the Brazilian ambassador in Dakar, Maria Eliza Teófilo de Luna, I attended  a conference held in by ministers Gilberto Carvalho (Dilma’s minister and former Lula’s chief of staff), Luiza Helena de Barros (minister politics of promotion of racial equality), and Maria … Continue reading

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French newspaper Libération and the queen of Brazil

French newspaper Libération could be described as an icon of leftist thinkers. Maybe that will explain its bias headline toward a “leftist” party. Two days before the second round that will choose the next president of Brazil, I was surprised … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Foreign Policy

As a former US military officer, I look at this issue of Brazilian involvement with a possible military opponent with a certain amount of careful distance. It could be friends and former colleagues who are on the other side of … Continue reading

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