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The Brazilian Elections and Its Implications for Latin America

Monday 21 October, 5-6.30pm
G1, 20 Kingsway 

The impressive performance of Luiz Inacio 'Lula' da Silva in the first round of the Brazilian elections, and his high chances of winning the second round, have had already an impact on different aspects of Brazilian domestic politics as well as on the region. A potential Workers' Party administration may imply a change of direction that will affect Brazil and its neighbours.

Brazilian ambassador Celso Amorim will join Dr Francisco Panizza and Dr George Philip from LSE to debate the possible scenario of a Lula's Brazil in The Brazilian Elections and its Implications for Latin America on Monday 21 October at LSE.

  • Celso Amorim will focus on the domestic implications
  • Dr Francisco Panizza will look at the political implications
  • Dr George Philip, the impact of the elections on Latin America,
  • Panellist to be confirmed will look at the financial implications of the elections.

The Brazilian Elections and its implications for Latin America is free and open to all. No ticket is required.

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To reserve a press ticket, contact Jessica Winterstein on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

Notes:

This lecture is organized by the LSE SU Latin American Society.

16 October 2002

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