Paulo Sotero

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Guest

Director of the Brazil Institute at the Wilson Center; former Washington correspondent for O Estadão de São Paulo newspaper in Brazil

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Four weeks until Brazil lights its Olympic cauldron in Rio, and the country is in a shambles.

Will Rio be Ready?

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Another wave of protests snarled traffic today in São Paulo, and federal police have been sent to five cities hosting international soccer games.

Massive Economic Protests as Brazil Readies for World Cup

Another wave of protests snarled traffic today in São Paulo, and federal police have been sent to five cities hosting international soccer games.

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As with the Academy Awards, first came the set-up of contenders, followed by the opening of the envelope.

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As with the Academy Awards, first came the set-up of contenders, followed by the opening of the envelope.

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