HE Eugenia Barthelmess: There is More to Brazil than Meets the Eye

The new Ambassador of Brazil to Singapore speaks to Editor-in-Chief Ms Nomita Dhar about building on the base established by her predecessors as well as greater emphasis on promoting Brazilian innovation and culture Which part of Brazil do you hail from? I was born in Curitiba, the capital of the state of Paraná, in the south of the country. Paraná is among Brazil’s main agriculture and livestock producers and exporters. It is well-known for its massive waterfalls, Iguaçu Falls, right on the border with Argentina. We are also home, with neighbouring Paraguay, to the Itaipu power plant, the world’s...

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