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Brazil: The Year Ahead

Council of the Americas

January 12, 2016


(Image: Blog do Planalto)

Council of the Americas will hold a public discussion on Brazil. Expert panelists will discuss anticipated political, economic, and policy developments and prospects facing the nation in 2016 in a free-flowing, Davos-style conversation.

Follow the conversation on Twitter: @ASCOA | #PanoramaBR


  • Luis Bitencourt, Professor of National Security Affairs, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University
  • Monica de Bolle, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
  • David Fleischer, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Brasilia
  • Samar Maziad, Vice President, Sovereign Risk Group, Moody's Investors Service
  • Elcior Santana, Director, Brazil Studies Program, Georgetown University
  • Claudia Trevisan, Washington Correspondent, O Estado de São Paulo
  • Brian Winter, Editor-in-Chief, Americas Quarterly
  • Eric Farnsworth, Vice President, Americas Society/Council of the Americas (moderator)

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Video: Brazil – The Year Ahead

January 12, 2016

Experts discussed the economic and political future of the country in two panels....