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Bolivia

The Brazil-Bolivia dispute, a decade on

Almost precisely one decade ago, making good on a campaign pledge and actively encouraged by Venezuela's Hugo Chávez,Bolivia’s President Evo Morales issued a decree nationalizing the country’s natural gas and petroleum ...


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Entrevista de história oral com Osmar Chohfi

Osmar Vladimir Chohfi
Entrevista de história oral realizada no contexto do projeto “O Brasil em Crises Internacionais”, desenvolvido pelo Centro de Relações internacionais do CPDOC com financiamento da ...


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Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel

Pablo Escobar, a Colombian drug lord, supported charity and football clubs. Just like any other global corporation, drug cartels engage in corporate social responsibility programs, particularly effective where public ...


BRICS

BRICS ainda é prioridade estratégica para o Brasil (EL PAÍS)

OLIVER STUENKEL 30 JUN 2016 - 20:15
EL PAÍS http://brasil.elpais.com/brasil/2016/06/30/opinion/1467310216_174955.html
Há quase dez anos, em 2007, o presidente Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva era um dos palestrantes ...


Venezuela

Venezuela on the Edge: Can the Region Help?

Latin American governments need to do more to help Venezuela overcome its worst political and economic crisis in more than a decade.
FEDERICO MERKE, ANDREAS E. FELDMANN, OLIVER DELLA COSTA STUENKEL
June 29, ...


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Defending Democracy in the Americas

The Secretary General of the Organization of the American States (OAS), Luis Almagro
Book review:
Beyond Sovereignty.Collectively Defending Democracy in the Americas. By Tom Farer (ed.)Johns Hopkins University Press, ...


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Rising powers, rising democracies – Rising democracy promotion? An outlook on non-Western democracy assistance

For Democracy:The Heinrich Böll Foundation’s Engagement in the World
Place of Publication: Berlin Date of Publication: April 2016 Number of Pages: 112 License: CC-BY-NC-ND
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Essay: Rising ...


BRICS

Why Brazil Shouldn’t Turn Its Back on the BRICS (Americas Quarterly)

BY OLIVER STUENKEL
JUNE 28, 2016
Despite its current crisis, Brazil must maintain its global diplomatic presence and adapt to a more Asia-centric ...


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A Fractured West in a Post-Western World

At a time of multiplying global challenges and a shift of power to the Asia-Pacific region, the United Kingdom's decision to leave the EU is harmful to Western strategic interests as it reduces Europe's political weight and ...


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Is Nicolás Maduro today’s Alberto Fujimori?

Fujimori announcing the end of democracy in Peru (1992)
Over the past months, several observers have compared Nicolás Maduro to Alberto Fujimori, whose dictatorial rule in Peru ended in disgrace in the year 2000. ...