Search: Latin America,Brazil (8 materials)

A South American NATO?

... history of the economy and production structures, as well as society and technical progress. It is only necessary to understand, at this point, which integrative vision – and which political and interest group that supports it – will prevail in Brazil and Latin America. 1 . Gian Luca Gardini, The Origins of MERCOSUR: Democracy and Regionalization in South America , Palgrave MacMillan, 2010, pp. 43-47. 2 . Ibdem, p 47. 3 . Andrea Goldstein, BRIC. Brasile, Russia, India e Cina alla guida dell'economia ...


India and Latin America: When a Rising Power and an Emergent Growth Pole Engage

... with proven Indian expertise, in the domain of knowledge-economy and services-based exports, such that commercial exchanges are not contingent on the fortuitousness of serendipitous circumstances, like the Indian pharmaceutical industry’s entry into Latin America, which in the main, was the enabling by-product of the Lula led Brazilian government’s tiff with US pharma companies who refused to revise prices for anti-retroviral drugs, or for that matter, India stepping-up to source soy-imports from Argentina in 2010-11, bailing the South Atlantic nation out, from the dislocating ...


El Comercio names the senior Peruvian politicians involved in big Odebrecht scandal

... Amazonian "triple frontier." At this writing, it is still too early to present a list of pretenders and contenders in Brazil's presidential derby, which could easily morph into a Japan-style Kabuki theatre reprenting the continuation of clientist ... ... online media, and seek to boost their standing in "tracking polls."The success of U.S. policy to "realign" Latin America that started with a $10 billion investment in Plan Colombia in 1999 is evidenced by the fact that the Amazon is ...


Fighting the Routine and Thirsting for Innovation. The Economy of Latin American Countries

... st century, since today, the large players on the food markets (both exporters and importers) have the same opportunities to influence the global economy and politics as the producers and consumers of fuel and mineral resources. [9] Both traditional Latin American food exporters (Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Uruguay and Ecuador, among others) and countries for whom it is a relatively new export (Bolivia, Paraguay, Peru and Chile) are participants in the “food race.” [10] At the same time, manufactured goods are given priority in ...


Marcelo Montes: The Future of Mercosur Is Now in Question

... efficient as it seems. I am convinced that there can be no real integration if only one country has its interests fulfilled. Is there interest on behalf of Latin American countries to strengthen bilateral ties with Russia? Russia’s main clients in Latin America are the biggest economies of the region: Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina. The bilateral relations are much more important than regional cooperation as it is. It’s interesting that we cannot consider ideological realities here. From this perspective, Venezuela should have been the main partner,...


Brazilian Navy: Protecting Stranger Coasts

... shipyard, which was commissioned in December 2014. The first new diesel-electric submarine will be constructed in 2016. The entire construction program should be completed by 2022. The first nuclear submarine shall enter into service in 2025. Thus, Brazil will not only become the first country in Latin America, which can build their own submarines, but will also join the prestigious club of owners of nuclear submarines. All submarines will be equipped the same types of weapons – IF-21 Black Shark torpedoes and SM-39 Exocet missiles. The ...


Brazilian League for a Bear and a Panda

... Bangladesh and Myanmar. Currently, the PRC is unhurriedly building up its science and technology base and entering new markets, while its clear advantage lies in its economic diversification and the overall scope of its relationships everywhere, including Latin America. SWAT Brazil will strengthen Russian armored vehicles Tiger "Allocating enormous sums to the development and modernization of enterprises and industries, the Chinese government is persistently working to dominate relatively new markets… As a result ...


Electoral Circle 2014 in Latin America: Winds of Change?

... not fit this cycle, as its election will take place in 2018). This election marathon will hit its peak in 2014, when seven presidential election campaigns will take place in the region’s key countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Panama, Colombia, Brazil, Uruguay and Bolivia), with ballots to be cast by 50 percent of Latin American voters [1] . In six out of these seven nations (the exception being Costa Rica), the obvious favorites are either incumbent presidents or nominees of the authorities. Will the ongoing election process in Latin America affect the regional ...


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