RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The fierce dispute saw family squabbles, left-wing splits and many lawsuits. Break-up between the PSB (Brazilian Socialist Party) and the PT (Workers' Party) is expected to reverberate nationwide.
At 27, João Campos (PSB) has been elected the youngest mayor of a capital (Recife, in this case) in the country's history. He beat his opponent and cousin, PT's Marília Arraes, by a margin of over 100,000 votes.
The victory of Eduardo Campos' son and Miguel Arraes' great-grandson means an overwhelming defeat for the PT, which broke with the local . . .