THIS IS AMERICA & THE WORLD is a weekly, international affairs television series, which is produced in Washington, New York City, and in countries around the world. The series is broadcast nationally on public television and PBS stations. The series is also distributed internationally by Voice of America Television. Whether here in the United States or abroad, DENNIS WHOLEY sets out to explore the cultural, social and political lives of people around the world.
This Week Dennis Wholey speaks with Brazil's Ambassador Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado. Their conversation explores Brazil's successes, struggles, the hosting of the upcoming Olympic games, the recent concerns regarding the Zika virus and the dynamic multic-ethnic cultural make-up of the country's 200 million citizens.