IPS' Global Economy project is co-sponsoring a talk and book signing with Maria Helena Moreira Alves and Philip Evanson about favela residents, drug dealers, and police violence in Rio de Janeiro.
What might have been a high-profile trip heralding a new U.S. partnership with Latin America based on equity and mutual interests turned out to confirm the same old top-down approach to north-south relations.
Brazil, Russia, India, and China did not support the UN resolution on the use of force against the Libyan government. What does this mean for the new world order?
Admission of a Brazilian dissident to the U.S. not as magnanimous as it looks.
On Oct. 31, Brazilians elected their new president, Worker's Party (PT) candidate, Dilma Rousseff.
While the United States is is trying to isolate Iran, Iran is making friends in America's backyard.
Worker's Party (PT) candidate, Dilma Rousseff, will be the first woman president in Brazilian history.
The key to Brazil's future lies in social movements not politics.
Dilma Rousseff came very close to winning in the first round of voting in Brazil, she ended up on the threshold of the government currently led by Lula de Silva.
Iran sanctions are for the benefit -- or lack thereof -- of other countries as well.