Merval Pereira

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Merval Pereira
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Merval Pereira in 2010
BornOctober 24, 1949 (1949-10-24) (age 71)
Rio De Janeiro
Known forO Globo

Merval Pereira is a Brazilian journalist, political columnist and commentator for O Globo, CBN News and Globo News cable television. [1]



Pereira joined O Globo in 1968 as a cub reporter, and has served as its editor-in-chief. From 1983 to 1985, Pereira worked for Veja, a Brazilian newsweekly. [2]

He has served as Media Leader at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where he has been a mediator for round tables on Brazil and Latin America. In 2008, he was a visiting scholar at the Center for Brazilian Studies at the Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University. [3] [4] In November 2008, Pereira gave a talk at the ILAS on “Brazilian Perspectives on the U.S. Elections: What Is at Stake?”

He became a member of the Brazilian Academy of Philosophy in 2010 and was elected a member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters in June 2011. [5]


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