This Market Is Up. Traders do business on the floor of the Brazil Mercantile and Futures Exchange.
This Market Is Up. Traders do business on the floor of the Brazil Mercantile and Futures Exchange.
(Photo by Kristin McHugh/The Stanley Foundation)
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Rising Powers: The New Global Reality
Brazil Rising
New public radio documentary

Brazil. It conjures up images of carnival, the beaches of Rio, The Girl From Ipanema, and the samba. But a new Brazil is emerging on the world stage. Brazil today is one of the fastest-growing players in the global economy, a bio-fuels pioneer on the fast track to energy self-sufficiency, a booming haven for foreign investment, and a test case for a new approach to governance in Latin America.Can Brazil successfully chart a new path that overcomes the country’s grinding poverty and its tide of violent...

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