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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The "most important elections since the plebiscite marked the end of Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship (1973-1990)", or "the elections that will set the rules of the game for decades to come". These are some of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chile is close to becoming the first country in the world to include neuro-rights, or brain rights, in its Constitution. This bill is being closely monitored by international organizations, academics and large technology companies. This...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite Brazil's progressive constitution concerns with human rights and social inequalities based on race are still a problem in the country. According to Carioca lawmaker Benedita da Silva and Bahian...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a vote that began Monday (October 10th) morning and lasted into the early morning hours of Tuesday (October 11th), Brazil’s House of Representatives have agreed on the Proposed Amendment...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The last pre-election debate will occur tonight (September 29th), broadcast by TV Globo at 10:30PM local time, after its moribund novela. It’s as eagerly awaited by Brazilian voters as was that...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian Congress finalized a constitutional amendment that grants domestic workers the same rights as salaried workers last week, including eight-hour work days and overtime pay. Lawmakers and labor...



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