The Brazilian Parliamentary Commission on Foreign Relations and National Defense has recommended that the parliament should not ratify the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Mercosur and the State of Israel until "Israel accepts the creation of the Palestinian state on the 1967 borders".
This decision is an explicit act of pressure on the Israeli government to comply with international law, and a rejection of years of incessant Israeli lobbying, pressuring for a vote to ratify the agreement. Read all
(My comment:) Brazil is in today's headlines even for its very substantial support to the real Honduras' president (against the will of Uncle Sam. See below). This is another powerful sign that BRICs are becoming ever more assertive, against who used to believe to be the owner of the rest of the world. This is the start of a Revolution in geopolitics. Interesting times ahead.