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Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Watching Brazil in the last year reminds me of the slow, tragic, predictable and inevitable collapse of some child star’s younger sibling that has flown too close to the sun while...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With less than three weeks to go before general elections in Brazil, gubernatorial candidates of three states announced they would withdraw their names from the ballots: a direct result of...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With the objective of doing away with corruption in Brazil’s political system, the Ficha Limpa law (Clean Record Law) faces its toughest test in the upcoming October general elections. The...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – As Brazil prepares for Sunday’s October 7th municipal elections, 640 candidates for mayor in 602 cities will appear on the ballot but might not be allowed to take office if they...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – Regional election courts have barred more than 300 mayoral candidates in October’s municipal elections from running for office under the Lei do Ficha Limpa (Clean Record Law), which declares citizens convicted...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Minister Cármen Lúcia, president of the Superior Electoral Court (TSE), said on Friday at the Regional Electoral Court meeting in Rio Grande do Norte that the court “no longer...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Yesterday the Supreme Court ruled the Ficha Limpa, (or “Clean Record”) anti-corruption law to be constitutional, announcing that it would be enforced for the upcoming municipal elections...
By Ben Tavener, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It was not so long ago that Brazilians would have thought twice about protesting, after two decades of suppression by the ruling military regime. Now, 26 years of democracy has...
By Felicia Bryson, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Less than a week ago Brazil’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) decided to give the go ahead regarding the decision made by the Supreme Court to accept a law that intensifies...
By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – As the official campaign for the upcoming Brazilian elections begins, the Ficha Limpa (Clean Record) law, which makes politicians with criminal convictions ineligible to run for office, is being challenged and...
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