Tag: Elections

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Some experts see the phenomenon of independent candidacies in Chile's constituent elections as the beginning of a new model of citizen politics and the death certificate for the discredited political parties. Still, its success...
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  - The new Venezuelan National Electoral Council (CNE) has gained confidence among the international community, which views with optimism the distribution of rectors -3 pro-Chávez and 2 opposition ones-, as well as the election formula...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s Senate on Monday, February 1st, chose a lawmaker endorsed by President Jair Bolsonaro to head the upper chamber, giving the conservative leader a base among center-right politicians with whom he had once vowed...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexico’s president is expected to congratulate U.S. President-elect Joe Biden next week on his victory once it is certified, three officials told Reuters, after weeks of waiting that have upset allies of the incoming...
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...



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