May 28, 2015
Suffolk University - Rosalie K. Stahl Center
Amenities Room, 1st Floor
73 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02108
Glivania Oliveira, Consul General of Brazil in Boston
Brazil - it's the "B" in the acronym BRICS, five emerging economies once seen as soon-to-be superpowers. After economic troubles in the 1990s, Brazil has risen to new global prominence - it's drawing in more investment, working on global issues ranging from climate change to peacekeeping, and even hosting the 2016 Olympics. But some of Brazil's trickiest problems - deep divisions over how to tackle serious income inequality, weak civic institutions and poor regional leadership - have held it back. Bring your questions to our next installment of Great Decisions!