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SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As the 2020 municipal electoral campaign gets underway in Brazil this Sunday, a statutory rule recently enforced by the country’s Supreme Court has been praised by lawmakers and racial justice activists as an important step...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The measures announced by some Brazilian governors of social distancing and quarantine have led to tension between these executives and the mayors of the cities in their states. One of the biggest battles has...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The life-sized posters set up in front of São Paulo’s famous Modern Art Museum, MASP, made Silvia Farias cross the street. “We are talking about democracy in our school now, so I just wanted to see...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Tension between the government of president Jair Bolsonaro and the governors of nine Northeastern Brazilian states continues high. In the past few weeks, President Bolsonaro has demeaned people from those states and his administration has...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In a final push to win over undecided and those who are thinking about annulling their votes, Brazilian presidential candidate, Fernando Haddad, of the PT (Workers’ Party) criticized his...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The second round in the presidential election will occur this Sunday, October 28th. Notwithstanding recent trends in polls, it is almost a foregone conclusion that Jair Bolsonaro will be elected President...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With less than a week before the second round of elections in Brazil thousands of Brazilians took to the streets over the weekend to protest or support one of...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The PT candidate for the Presidency of the Republic, Fernando Haddad, will spend part of today (October 19th) in Rio de Janeiro where his opponent Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) lives. The...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Sunday, Brazilian citizens will vote for one President, 27 state Governors, 54 federal Senators, 513 federal deputies and thousands of state deputies, all of whom will take office on January...

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