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By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday (May 28th), from 11AM, a free concert is set to happen on Copacabana Beach, aimed at calling for President Temer's exit and direct presidential elections. Caetano Veloso, Mano Brown, Criolo,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Less than two hours after starting, Brazil’s Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) decided yesterday to postpone the trial which could accept a request for the annulment of the Rousseff-Temer ticket. The...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Superior Electoral Court (TSE) in Brazil is investigating whether the 2014 Dilma/Temer ticket should be disqualified for prohibited electioneering practices. Defendants in the Lava-Jato investigations have mentioned Temer as involved...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The volatility of the U.S. dollar is not only affecting American residents, but also Brazilians and expats who plan to travel abroad during the end-of-year holidays. With the U.S. Presidential...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – More than 32 million Brazilians went to the polls on Sunday for the second round of municipal elections in 57 cities throughout the country. In Rio de Janeiro, conservative, evangelical...
Opinion, by Peter J Rosenwald SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The temptation to just put my head under the pillow and wait until the U.S. presidential election is over and done with is great. Never before has so much supposed election...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s municipal elections on Sunday produced more than winners and losers, it revealed a significant apathy by voters with the entire political class. According to official data from the country’s...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The millions of Brazilian voters who went to the polls on Sunday for municipal elections sent out a clear sign of disapproval to those political parties involved in the recent...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As more than 144 million Brazilians get ready to go to the polls on Sunday, October 2nd, for municipal elections, federal, state and local authorities scramble to guarantee the safety...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – This year’s municipal elections in Brazil will have 1,542 foreign-born naturalized-Brazilians running for city council and mayoral posts, including for mayor in two state capitals. That is the case of Carlos...
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