- One would have expected from young democracies some empathy towards the Syrian uprising. However, South American governments have shown indifference at best, if not explicit support for Syrian President...
Cecilia Baeza is currently a Professor of International Relations at
the Pontifical Catholic University (PUC) of São Paulo and also
lectures at the Getulio Vargas Foundation-São Paulo, Brazil. She
specializes on the Latin American foreign policies towards the Middle
East. Professor Baeza has published on questions related to the
transnational agency of Arab diasporas in Latin America, in particular
Palestinians in Chile, Brazil, and Honduras. She is currently working
on the insertion of Syrian and Palestinian refugees in Brazil.