Crisis in Brazil: Myth and Reality

September 14, 2005 - 7:00 pm

João Paulo Peixoto, University of Brasília

Thomas Trebat, Columbia University

Mauricio Font, Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies

Kenneth Erickson, Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY

This panel brings together specialists to discuss facts and perspectives on the current political crisis in Brazil. The panel will elaborate on the implications of the congressional inquires in progress and the Lula government’s response, as well as related issues regarding reform and development.