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Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Polls released yesterday show that, in elections for President of Brazil, in the first round, against all comers, the winner would be former President Lula. Then they show that in the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, October 19th, in a joint press conference with Brazil President Michel Temer, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe indicated that he views Brazil as a large investment opportunity for...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, October 4th, the polling agency, Ibope, released the results of its latest survey showing that 55 percent of Brazilians disapprove of the administration of President Michel Temer. The...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For most spectators, the most surprising event of the entire impeachment proceeding was the abrupt division of the vote on impeachment (guilt or innocence) from the vote on punishment (loss of...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Curmudgeon is today reminded of a well-worn Brazilian phrase: “tudo acaba em pizza”. The phrase originated in São Paulo soccer club Palmeiras, where, after ferocious battles for control of...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Those of us who live in Rio de Janeiro have been glued to the tube or trapped in traffic as we attempt to follow the Rio2016 Olympic Games, which enables us...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Under pressure from both allies and critics, Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies President, Eduardo Cunha, announced his resignation from the top legislative position in the country’s Lower House on Thursday. The...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With only two months to go before the start of the 2016 Olympics, on Tuesday (June 7th), health officials for the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee released welcome news indicating that...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One of the few things President (for the time being) Temer has done right recently is promulgate a Decree providing that the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) must maintain, at all times,...

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