Tag: Brazil Presidential Race

Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – August 6th was the deadline for all political parties to register their slates of candidates (president and vice president, governor, senator and federal and state deputies) chosen at their nominating conventions;...
Opinion, by The Curmudgeon RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Marina wants to support Aécio’s candidacy in the second round but she wants some things in return. Commendably, she’s not asking for her cronies to be appointed Ministers or Vice Presidents...
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 Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – As the presidential campaigns hit the airwaves of Brazil's national TV channels, the opinion polls for the upcoming Presidential elections took a dramatic turn, indicating a sharp lead for Dilma Rousseff,...
By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – According to the recent opinion polls, Dilma Rousseff, the candidate of Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT, Workers' Party), now appears closer than ever to becoming Brazil's next president. In the first of...
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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