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April 19, 2017

Brazil
Rumblings of a Constitutional Assembly in Brazil

Brazil remains in ferment. The massive Lava Jato investigation turned three years old last month, and this week marked the one-year anniversary of the Chamber of Deputies’ vote to impeach Dilma Rouss…

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April 3, 2017

Americas
International Pressure on the Maduro Regime

The Venezuelan constitutional chamber’s decision last week to dissolve the National Assembly has made it abundantly clear that Maduro’s Venezuela is an authoritarian regime. The judiciary is at the b…

March 22, 2017

China
Brazil’s Brewing Trade Debate

Brazil is in the midst of a grand debate on its future in the global economy. The debate has been happening behind the scenes, obfuscated by the fireworks of the Lava Jato corruption scandal, oversha…

August 6, 2009

Monetary Policy
Lender of Last Resort

The U.S. and IMF bailout of Mexico in 1994 is often cited as a textbook example of a successful financial rescue. The economy stabilized allowing Mexico to pay back most of its loans in less than 2…

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October 30, 2008

Monetary Policy
Fed Balance Sheet

Complementing the IMF’s $100 billion liquidity facility, the Federal Reserve has announced the establishment of swap lines with the central banks of Mexico, Brazil, South Korea, and Singapore for u…

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June 13, 2009

Defense and Security
On Nuclear Terrorism

Teaching Notes for On Nuclear Terrorism by CFR Senior Fellow Michael A. Levi.

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October 6, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: October 6, 2016

North Korea marks ten years since its first nuclear test, the second U.S. presidential debate takes place, and Haiti tries to recover from Hurricane Matthew.