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Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - “Politics trumps Economics” quoth Aristotle, and on October 9th that was once again proven true. First, two national opinion polls showed that Aécio was leading Dilma by 46 percent to 44...
By Benjamin Parkin, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff, of the Workers’ Party (PT), began the World Cup with approval ratings below forty percent. This has fallen continually from sixty percent before last year’s...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - “Venezuela is not Ukraine,” quoth Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff recently, and in a technical sense, she’s certainly right. There is no secessionist movement in the provinces which are not controlled by...
Opinion, by Michael Royster The Curmudgeon had predicted the results of the second round election would be sixty to forty percent in favor of Dilma Rousseff. The actual result was 56 to 44, meaning his crystal ball was cloudy. Nevertheless,...
By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - As candidates make their final pushes for votes in anticipation of Sunday's presidential, federal and state elections, the Brazilian voting public is faced with the question of who they want...
By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil's long-awaited elections will finally be held this Sunday, October 3rd, after eight years of rule by current president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, during which Brazil moved away from its...
By Jewellord Singh, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The three main parties competing for the presidential elections have now announced their potential Vice Presidents to help drum up further support for their bids. Marina Silva, front runner of Partido...
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