in the Ring: President Lula wears
boxing gloves during the opening ceremony of
the new Olympic Village in Manaus, Brazil.
in the Ring
a rare interview, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio
Lula da Silva answers questions about his government’s
achievements, current corruption charges, trade negotiations
and Brazil ’s relationship with China.
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Brazil no foco: Spotlight on Brazil (a special section
of this issue)
Court Upholds Haitian Rights
recent Inter-American Court ruling supports the right
of Dominican-born Haitians to citizenship and schooling.
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Allende and Sandy Curtis discuss Zorro’s latest
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Through the Night
director Tommy Davis documents the desert crossing
of four Mexican migrants in his film “Mojados: Through
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professor and director Paul Heritage stages “impossible
encounters” by bringing theater and human rights
to Brazilian prisons.
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Rebellion From Within
Bolivian unrest is home-grown, argues Stanford professor
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Tribute: Mexican Ambassador to the
United Nations Adolfo Aguilar Zinser speaks
during the debate over the Iraq War resolutions.
Aguilar Zinser: A Tribute
perspectives on the life and contributions of Adolfo
Aguilar Zinser, Mexico’s Ambassador to the UN
Security Council. 2002-03.
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on the UN
Adolfo Aguilar Zinser analyzes Mexico’s role
on the UN Security Council on the eve of the Iraq war
in excerpts from his last address to the U.S.–Mexico
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the Leader Follows the Crowd
Juan Flores reevaluates the 1890 Argentinean financial
crisis from a microeconomic perspective.
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Velasco: Guardian Devil
Velasco describes his trajectory as a writer and the
inspiration for his prize-winning novel Diablo
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does the future hold for former diva Alicia Alonso’s
Cuban ballet troupe?
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no foco – Spotlight on Brazil
National Congress, Brasília.
Government: Brazil in Transformation*
Soares Dulci, Chief Minister of the General
Secretariat of the Presidency of Brazil, outlines
the achievements of the Lula government.
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of the Crisis
Wilheim puts the current Brazilian corruption
crisis in context.
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Hope to Despair
Paiva chronicles the dashing of hopes that
the “Workers’ Party way of governing” would
put a stop to endemic corruption in Brazilian
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Votes "No" *
Lessing analyzes the recent Brazilian gun control
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to the Web.