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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...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Football (soccer) legend-turned-politician, Romario de Souza Faria, known simply as Romario, wants voters to know that although he can still bring fear to opponents on the pitch, he is...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Seen by some as merely a substitute for former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, this year’s PT (Workers Party) presidential candidate, Fernando Haddad, has been able to garner...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - General elections are scheduled to be held in Brazil on October 7, 2018 to elect the President, Vice President and the National Congress as well as local government positions. Yesterday...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Former army captain and currently with a very comfortable lead in Brazil’s Presidential election, Jair Bolsonaro, is the type of candidate that invokes extreme sentiments on Brazilian voters: either...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – If post-modern literature is hard to define, so is politics; however, one of the usual components of the literature is fantasy, where the narrative injects things that are not, or could...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With ten days before the first round of presidential elections in Brazil and candidates still battling it out to see who will go to the second round, many economists...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Of the 29,101 candidates who requested registration to run in this year’s general elections in Brazil, the country’s Electoral Court rejected 1,888 requests, 6.5 percent, according to data from...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A new Ibope poll on voter intention for this year’s Presidential elections in Brazil was released on Tuesday (September 18th) showing a surprising advancement by former president Luiz Inacio...

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