Author profile: Paulo Afonso Velasco Junior

Paulo Afonso Velasco Júnior is currently Associate Professor of International Politics at the Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ). He holds a PhD in Political Science from the Institute of Social and Political Studies of the Rio de Janeiro State University (IESP-UERJ) and a Masters from the Institute of International Relations of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (IRI-PUC-Rio). He is a senior fellow at the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI). His research focuses on Brazilian foreign policy and regionalism.

Venezuela: A Difficult Puzzle to Solve

Paulo Afonso Velasco Junior • Mar 9 2019 • Articles
The scenario for Venezuela is very difficult, but while the armed forces are with Maduro, he will remain in power, despite internal and external opposing pressures.

Brazilian Foreign Policy under President Bolsonaro: What Should We Expect?

Paulo Afonso Velasco Junior • Nov 14 2018 • Articles
Brazil is seemingly seeking a greater international presence with Bolsonaro, probably reviewing many of the guidelines that prevailed in the 2000s.

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