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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While most of the election talk in Brazil has revolved around the country’s recent municipal elections, for the thousands of American expatriates who call Brazil home, another important election is...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A day after Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies voted to authorize the advancement of impeachment proceedings against her, President Dilma Rousseff vowed to continue to fight for what she called an...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The 2014 elections will take place on October 5th, and will see the election the next Governor of the State of Rio de Janeiro as well. There are seven candidates jostling...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The announcement of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation shocked the Catholic world this week, and almost immediately speculation started over who would be his successor. Given Brazil is home to...
By Andrew Willis, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Deputies and senators from non-oil producing states have secured enough signatures to force a vote on President Dilma Rousseff’s partial veto of a controversial oil royalties bill. The politicians...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Nine state capital cities in Brazil have now elected their mayors in the first round of Brazil’s nationwide municipal elections. For the rest, where candidates failed to reach the...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Some 140 million Brazilians are heading to the polls on Sunday in nationwide municipal elections to vote for their local vereador (councilor) and prefeito (mayor). Polling stations will be...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Yesterday the Palácio do Planalto, (Brazil’s version of the White House), confirmed that it has swapped Romero Jucá and Cândido Vaccarezza, for Eduardo Braga and Arlindo Chinaglia,...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Federal Senate’s Environmental Commission concluded voting on the new Brazilian Forestry Code last Friday. The overall outline of the text was approved on Wednesday, and the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Many news companies have reconsidered the ability for Readers to leave anonymous comments on news articles, as it often degenerates into "bar-room brawl" responses, and at it's worst, libel/slanderous and hateful attacks. On...
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