Jacaré mirim means "little crocodile" in Brazilian Portuguese. Curious, big eyes, long nose. Not cute. Floats around much of the day. It is not really mean and anyway too small to be dangerous, but it can bite. You get the idea.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Iranian diplomacy has to be desperate. In the middle of an increasingly tense confrontation with the United States, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is travelling to Latin America, spending his time drumming up support in... Venezuela, Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Cuba... Even Brazil, now under a more pragmatic leadership with Dilma Roussef, is not on his program.