Quo Vadis Brazil? Webcast June 11, 2020, 6;00 PM Interamerican Institute for Democracy 2100 Coral Way. Miami, FL 33145 (Ste. 500)

Live Broadcast

Participants Biographical Notes


➢ Tomas Regalado Chairman

Cuban American politician and former broadcast journalist who served as the 42nd mayor of Miami, Florida, from 2009 to 2017. He is a member of the Republican Party, although as Miami mayor his office was nonpartisan. He was the director of Radio Marti News and a reporter for Univision.

Carlos Sanchez Berzaín, Executive Director

Lawyer and political scientist. Expert in Constitutional Law, master’s inpolitical science and Master in Sociology, P. Founding member of the Bolivian Legal Athenaeum. Professor of Constitutional Law and International Public Law. Professor of political analysis at Maicop, University of Salamanca, Spain 2011-1013. Professor and member of the academic cloister for the master’s degree in Image building and Political Consulting MAICOP of Camilo José Cela University, Spain. He has sponsored historic causes in Bolivia aiming at protecting fundamental political freedom and safeguarding constitutionality.

➢ Beatrice E Rangel, Board Member

Ms Rangel is an alumnus of Universidad Central de Venezuela, Boston University and Harvard. In her home country, Venezuela she developed a career in public service at the National Council for Scientific and Technological Research; the Ministry of Education; The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Congress( representing the State of Miranda) and the Office of the President   of Venezuela where she was the Chief of Staff. Ms Rangel lives in the US since 1994 and is a Us citizen she ia a regular columnist for the Latin American Herald Tribune and board member at IID. She is a resident of Miami Beach since 2001.


➢ The Honorable Luiz Phillipe D’Orleans e Braganꞔa, Congressman

Activist, businessman, and member of the imperial House of Orléans-Braganꞔa. He was elected Federal Deputy for São Paulo in the 2018 Brazilian elections for the Social Liberal Party with 118,457 votes being the 33rd most voted in the state. Mr D’Orleans and Braganꞔa’s career began in the United States, where he worked in financial institutions. Mr D’Orleans and Braganꞔa’ founded the liberal movement “Acorda Brasil” in 2014. He has introduced several ground breaking legislative proposals such as: presidential veto, redeployment of federal expenditures, and the enactment of a new constitution along the lines of the Brazilian
Constitution of 182.

Fabio Malina Losso , Distinguished Scholar

Mr Malina Losso is a Brazilian lawyer and businessman. He holds a Ph.D. in Civil Law, with distinction, from the Universidade de São Paulo. Mr Malina Losso is a visiting scholar at The University of Chicago, where he is a council member at The Harris School of Public Policy since 2009.