The BRIC countries—Brazil, Russia, India, and China—are all experiencing varying degrees of growth in their middle class, with growth in some regions more substantial than in others.

One year after President Obama’s visit to Brazil, President Rousseff and him met at the White House to iron out additional opportunities for cooperation. Still, more needs to be done.

Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega said yesterday that the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) bloc of advanced emerging economies should rally behind a single candidate for the presidency of the World Bank.

Political will is necessary to face a new generation of policy issues.
In an era of new global threats, Brazil and the U.S. need to collaborate.
The man who led Brazil into its new global era discusses his diplomatic vision and Brazil-U.S. relations.