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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Brazil: Political and Economic Situation and U.S. Relations

Categories: Brazil,Drug Trafficking,Energy,Foreign Trade/Investment

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL33456.pdf

Describes current political and economic situation of Brazil and recent strains in Brazil-U.S. relations due to alleged National Security Agency activities inside Brazil.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Brazil Marks 50th Anniversary of Military Coup

Categories: Brazil,Defense/Military,History,Latin America,Spying/Intelligence

http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB465/

A collection of 16 declassified documents that reveal planning in the Kennedy Administration to create a “coup climate” to encourage the Brazilian military to overthrow the Goulart regime.  From the National Security Archive

 

World Energy Outlook 2013 Factsheet

Categories: Brazil,Energy

http://www.worldenergyoutlook.org/media/weowebsite/factsheets/WEO2013_Factsheets.pdf

Projects developments in global energy markets to 2035 with a special section on the energy outlook for Brazil.  From the Energy Information  Adminstration

 

Guest Worker Programs

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/guestworker/2013-008925%20FINAL091013.pdf

Discusses guest worker programs in 13 countries and also provides information on the European Union’s Proposal for a Directive on Seasonal Employment.  The country surveys cover such topics as guest worker recruitment and sponsorship, visa conditions and quotas, and the availability of a path to permanent status.  From the Law Library of Congress

 

Latin America and the Caribbean: Key Issues for the 113th Congress

Categories: Argentina,Brazil,Colombia,Cuba,Foreign Assistance,Haiti,Latin America,Mexico,Venezuela

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42956.pdf

Provides an overview of U.S. policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean including the Obama Administration’s priorities, examines changes in the region’s economic and political environment, and analyzes various recommendations for U.S. policy from think tanks.  Also covers selected regional and country issues.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Rising Economic Powers and U.S. Trade Policy

Categories: Brazil,Business/Economics,China,Foreign Trade/Investment,India,indonesia,Mexico,Russia,Turkey

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42864.pdf

Discusses the challenges presented for U.S. trade policies of China, Brazil, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia, and Turkey due to their rising trade flows, rapidly growing economies, and greater involvement in World Trade Organization negotiations and dispute settlements.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Rising Economic Powers and the Global Economy: Trends and Issues for Congress

Categories: Brazil,Business/Economics,China,Foreign Trade/Investment,India

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41969.pdf

Describes ongoing shifts in global trade and finance and projected future trends resulting from the emergence and importance of the economies of China, Brazil and India.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Brazil-U.S. Relations

Categories: Brazil,Latin America

http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/170501.pdf

This report analyzes Brazil’s political, economic, and social conditions, and how those conditions affect its role in the world and its relationship with the U.S.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the U.S. Department of State Foreign Press Center

 

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