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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The U.S. dollar continued above the R$4/US$1 level this morning (Wednesday, August 22nd) opening at R$4.038/US$1, after closing at R$4.049/US$1 on Tuesday, the highest level since February 2016....
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the first survey after presidential hopefuls were officially registered as candidates, former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva continues as the solid frontrunner for the October Presidential Elections...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With the official start of election campaigns, the upcoming Brazilian general elections in October is already being seen as the election where voters will weigh their decision more...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On the last day for Brazil’s political parties to legally register their candidates for this year’s Presidential elections, to be held in October, thousands of supporters of former President...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At their national conventions last week, Brazil’s political parties nominated candidates for president; simultaneously, state-wide conventions were held, where the parties nominated candidates for governor and senator. In October, 27 states...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Facebook announced earlier this week, Wednesday, that after ‘a rigorous investigation’, it was removing those profiles and pages in an effort to reduce misinformation before the October general elections...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With only six months to go before this year's presidential election, at least sixteen candidates have publicly announced they are in the race. Among those vying for the top...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday (May 28th), from 11AM, a free concert is set to happen on Copacabana Beach, aimed at calling for President Temer's exit and direct presidential elections. Caetano Veloso, Mano Brown, Criolo,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Less than two hours after starting, Brazil’s Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) decided yesterday to postpone the trial which could accept a request for the annulment of the Rousseff-Temer ticket. The...

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