Paulo Sotero

Guest

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

Paulo Sotero on KCRW

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

Will Rio be Ready?

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

from To the Point

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.

from To the Point

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

Rio Wins 2016 Olympic Games

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

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Robert Mueller’s letter to Attorney General Barr raises questions about Barr’s summary of the Mueller report and Rod Rosenstein resigns praising President Trump’s courtesy and humor.

The U.S. government’s attack on the WikiLeaks founder covers up a menacing assault on the First Amendment, argues journalist Bruce Shapiro.

from Scheer Intelligence

Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is running for the Democratic nomination for president.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Attorney General William Barr released the highly anticipated Mueller report this morning.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Congress is investigating misconduct alleged by the Mueller report. White House lawyers are rejecting every subpoena.

from To the Point

What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic. It’s not just glacial melting and rising seas, but rising temperatures mean trouble for plants and animals.

from To the Point

Instagram is experimenting with hiding likes for accounts in Canada. Some people are concerned this will change the experience and community on Instagram.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Even the Wild West had gun control. Most Americans want it now--especially kids afraid of school shootings.

from To the Point

Partisanship is more powerful than science, even for conservative environmentalists. They don’t buy warnings about an existential crisis.

from To the Point