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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Though presidential candidates Jair Bolsonaro and Fernando Haddad dominated Brazil's post-election headlines, two traditionally disenfranchised groups earned hard-fought victories on Sunday as Brazil elected its first-ever indigenous woman and transgender...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's divisive 2018 presidential election will go to a deciding second round after controversial far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro won an emphatic victory in the first round of voting on Sunday...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As Brazil's divisive 2018 election draws near, the country's financial markets surged on Tuesday, October 2nd, on the back of reports that support for controversial right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro...
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 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 – 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...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The electronic ballot machines are one-hundred percent reliable, assured Brazil’s newly appointed Supreme Court (STF) Chief Justice, Jose Antonio Dias Toffoli rebutting suspicions raised by presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s PT (Workers Party) has until the end of the day on Tuesday (September 11th) to present a substitute for presidential candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, after the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – More than 8.8 million residents of São Paulo city will go to the polls on Sunday, October 2nd, to choose the city’s new mayor and 55 council representatives. While three...

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