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Miriam Leitao

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Miriam Leitao is a reporter and columnist for O Globo and Radio CBN in Brazil. She is also a commentator on Globo TV Network and runs her own blog, www.miriamleitao.com, hosted at Globo online at www.oglobo.com.br. She was awarded Columbia University’s Maria Moors Cabot Prize in 2005. Close.

Miriam Leitao

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Miriam Leitao is a reporter and columnist for O Globo and Radio CBN in Brazil. more »

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March 2007 Archives

March 9, 2007 3:21 PM

Bush and Brazil Talk Ethanol

While President George Bush visits South America this week, Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez will personally lead a street demonstration in Buenos Aires against him.

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March 10, 2007 12:01 PM

Hope and Prejudice

Brazil is acquainted with all the sides of migrant issues. Immigrants from all over the world built this country. They arrived here in waves: Portuguese, African slaves, Italians, Germans, Poles, Arabs, Jews, and Japanese. Armenians, Koreans, and Turks and many others came in smaller waves. Today, Brazil has immigrants and emigrants. There are Bolivians living here illegally; there are Brazilians living illegally in the United States and Europe.

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March 19, 2007 10:20 AM

There's No One Latin American "Left"

Many see the New Left spreading rapidly through Latin America today: Presidents Lula in Brazil, Nestor Kirchner in Argentina, Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, Evo Morales in Bolivia, Rafael Correa in Ecuador, Tabaré Vasquez in Uruguay, and Michelle Bachelet in Chile are all considered part of the Left. Though they are often treated as part of the same phenomenon, these leaders are completely different from one another. And not all of them even represent the Left.

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March 31, 2007 7:56 PM

Europe Ambitious on Climate Change

Last week I interviewed a Swiss economist, a board member of UBS Bank Klaus Wellershoff, about the global economy during his brief visit to Rio de Janeiro. My first question was about the risk of recession in the United States, a country which has long held the power to determine the pace of the world economy. His first sentence changed the entire direction of my thinking: “The world consists of more than the US,” he said.

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