Barry Ames

Pittsburgh University

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Professor of Political Science, with a focus on Brazil and Latin America, at Pittsburgh University

Barry Ames on KCRW

The upcoming summer games have turned a global spotlight on Brazil, as the elected President is being impeached by legislators more corrupt than she is.

Brazil's Political Crisis and the Olympic Games

The upcoming summer games have turned a global spotlight on Brazil, as the elected President is being impeached by legislators more corrupt than she is.

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In the semi-finals of this year’s World Cup, Brazil lost to Germany by 7 to 1—a major blow to the host country. But Brazil also proved itself capable of staging a world-class event.

Brazil’s World Cup Experience: The Take and the Heartache

In the semi-finals of this year’s World Cup, Brazil lost to Germany by 7 to 1—a major blow to the host country. But Brazil also proved itself capable of staging a world-class event.

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