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By Camila Villard Duran - Feb 20,2024
ANGERS — Trade negotiations between the European Union and Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) began in 1999 and, illustrating the challenges inherent in forging trade pacts among blocs with diverging national interests, resulted in a provisional agreement&nbs
By Camila Villard Duran - Feb 02,2023
 SÃO PAULO — Brazil and Argentina have announced plans to launch technical studies aimed at laying the groundwork for greater regional financial integration, with the ultimate goal of creating a common currency, called the “sur” (south).
By Camila Villard Duran - Nov 01,2022
SÃO PAULO  —  Brazil has elected a new president by electing an old president. The Workers’ Party’s Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who held the office from 2003 to 2010, defeated the far-right incumbent, Jair Bolsonaro, in the second-round runoff.
By Camila Villard Duran - Aug 15,2019
 SÃO PAULO — In 2002, the Nobel laureate economist Thomas Sargent and François Velde, now a senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, published “The Big Problem of Small Change”.
By Camila Villard Duran - Apr 17,2016
Brazil is confronting a triple crisis: a severe economic downturn, a corruption scandal that has ensnared the commanding heights of the economy and politics, and a government crisis that may soon culminate in the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.Regardless of whether Rouss
By Camila Villard Duran - Nov 11,2015
This month, G-20 leaders will meet in Antalya, Turkey, for their tenth summit since the 2007 global financial crisis.But, despite all these meetings — high-profile events involving top decision-makers from the world’s most influential economies — no real progress has been made to


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