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The drama of Brazil’s immense political and economic crisis has reached a sort of “ground zero” point, from which it can develop in any direction, leading to a positive or very negative outcome for the country.
In early December 2015, Brazil’s Congress unexpectedly and abruptly moved to impeach President Dilma Rousseff. A...
Carlos Eduardo Lins da Silva
Holding street protests to strengthen democratic rule is new in Latin America. In the past, demonstrations have targeted dictatorial governments. Now, in nearly every case, the executive has agreed to open a dialogue with the marchers. The protests are a sign of the new vitality of democracy in the region as well as evidence of new social inclusion.
Dr. Joseph S. Tulchin