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Lagarde Meets with Rousseff and Mantega

Lagarde Meets with Rousseff and Mantega as Part of Her Visit to Latin America to Negotiate Brazil’s Lending to the IMF

Brazil has for the first time been asked to lend funds to the IMF. An analysis of what this means in terms of Brazil's growing international presence.
This analysis was prepared by COHA Research Associate Gustavo Palhares.
To read the full analysis, click here.
Para leer este análisis en español, haga click aquí.

How About a Modest Act of Decency to One Very Flawed Former Panamanian Dictator?
The Panamanian ex-dictator was extradited yesterday to Panama and has begun serving his 60-year sentence. COHA calls for forbearance.

This analysis was prepared by COHA Director Larry Birns.
To read the full analysis, click here.

Calculating the Ideologies of Powerful Think Tanks

Science 2.0 Garth Sundem
COHA was recently praised as being the leading U.S. liberal think tank. To read the article, click here.

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