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Social media platforms, especially Twitter, often serve as outlets for people to express opinions and arguments when political turmoil occurs.

Since the Brazilian government first began charges of impeachment against President Dilma Rouseff in 2015, Brazilians have posted their feelings and opinions regarding the impeachment all over social media.

Experts from the Brazilian Federal University of ABC, Denise Goya, Ph.D., Fabrício de França, Ph.D., and Claudio Penteado, Ph.D., in political and computer science visited The Ohio State University to present and discuss a case study involving data collected and analyzed from Twitter regarding Rouseff’s impeachment.

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Luke Barbara, Brazil Gateway director, poses with Pimenta

Weber Pimenta, managing partner at Visagio, believes that Brazil’s economy will rebound within the next two years, overcoming the recent political unrest and the scandal involving Petrobras, one of the world’s largest energy producers. Pimenta visited Ohio State to discuss Brazil’s economy and political state of affairs, as well as to network with central Ohio professionals and the local Brazilian community. The event was hosted by the Fisher College of Business and the Brazil Gateway.

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Brazil Gateway Skypes-in to welcome new Brazilian Buckeyes

New Buckeyes from Brazil gathered together for a luncheon hosted by Ohio State’s Brazil Gateway to get better acquainted with professors, students, and leadership at the Office of International Affairs.

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