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Entries by Roberto Ramos from 11/2010

The New Mami-ism: A Victory for Women in Brazil

| Posted 11.03.2010 | World

Like so many of her fellow female politicians in the region, Dilma Roussef won the Brazilian election not by sheer force of the Mom card, but simply because she had the chops to play it smart.

Weilding Soft Power in a Post-American World

| Posted 11.17.2010 | World

Plenty has been written about the decline of the United States vis-à-vis the rise of the rest of the world, especially the emerging economic power ce...

Brazil Gets Tough on Crime and Wins Another Round

| Posted 11.29.2010 | World

Brazil's security forces have seized control from the drug cartels who held sway in Rio's poorest districts for close to three decades. It marks more than just a scripted defeat of the bad guys.