Interview with Raul Jungmann

Columbia University, New York – February 2020.


Raul Jungmann is a Brazilian politician. He served as Federal Deputy for the State of Pernambuco, and as Minister of Agrarian Development under the former president Fernando Henrique Cardoso, as well as Minister of Defence and Minister of Public Security under the former president Michel Temer.

In an exclusive interview with Brazil Talk, Raul Jungmann talks about the main reasons for the decrease in crime between 2018 and 2019.

[Interview in Portuguese]

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Interview with Raul Jungmann

Columbia University, New York – February 2020.


Raul Jungmann is a Brazilian politician. He served as Federal Deputy for the State of Pernambuco, and as Minister of Agrarian Development under the former president Fernando Henrique Cardoso, as well as Minister of Defence and Minister of Public Security under the former president Michel Temer.

In an exclusive interview with Brazil Talk, Raul Jungmann talks about the much needed reforms to address Brazil’s prison system crisis.

[Interview in Portuguese]

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Interview with Raul Jungmann

Columbia University, New York – February 2020.


Raul Jungmann is a Brazilian politician. He served as Federal Deputy for the State of Pernambuco, and as Minister of Agrarian Development under the former president Fernando Henrique Cardoso, as well as Minister of Defence and Minister of Public Security under the former president Michel Temer.

In an exclusive interview with Brazil Talk, Raul Jungmann talks about the challenges of public security in Rio de Janeiro and the 2017 federal intervention.

[Interview in Portuguese]

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Brazil’s Complicated Relationship with Small Business

By Nathaniel Archer Lawrence

[6 min read]

As discussed in my previous piece “Brazil’s Complicated Relationship with Money,” Brazil has cultivated an abundance of financial education initiatives, 1,400 in fact.[1] Among these programs, however, one category remains conspicuously absent: small business. In total, small business represents a mere 1% of total initiatives.[2]

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Interview with Ricardo Galvão

Columbia University, New York – Lemann Dialogues, November 2019.

Ricardo Galvão was listed as the most important person for science in 2019 by the scientific journal Nature. He is a Brazilian physicist and engineer, professor at the Physics Institute of the University of São Paulo (IF-USP), and member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. Galvão was also the Director of the Brazilian Center for Physical Research (CBPF) and the National Institute for Space Research (INPE).

In this exclusive interview to Brazil Talk, Ricardo Galvão discusses the negative impact of nationalism in the development of evidence-based policies and international cooperations.

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