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A Conversation with author Juliana Barbassa


Juliana Barbassa - She is an award-winning journalist who spent 10 years with the Associated Press, lastly as the Rio de Janeiro correspondent. She’s also the author of Dancing with the Devil in the City of God: Rio de Janeiro on the Brink, based on the years she spent in Brazil. She was born in Brazil, but has lived in Iraq, Malta, Libya, Spain, France, the United States and is currently based in Switzerland. In a conversation with the GW community, Ms Barbassa will talk about her book and the current context of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil in the leadup to this summer's Olympic Games.