Wednesday, July 27, 2016

99 Brasilia 02706: Consequences and Implications of Kosovo: Brazil

Note:  Sometimes, for various reasons, cables are repeated.  This one was in response to a general request for reactions to events surrounding the NATO intervention in Kosovo and had originally be sent by my predecessor. 

Friday, July 8, 2016

99 Brasilia: Various Cities in Sao Paulo State Attempt to Curb Corruption

The chief political officer in the Embassy classified this cable which was produced by his section with input, no doubt, from AmConsul Sao Paulo.  The political section of a post keeps track of local politics to keep Washington informed.  Do we need posts everywhere to do this and carry out other officials functions?  Read:

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

99 Brasilia 02633: Biographic Material on New Main Cabinet Members

Note:  A continuing embassy function it to provide basic information on senior officials of the host government.  This information will often go into briefing memos for use by US officials when they meet counterparts.