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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Environment Minister, Ricardo Salles, is once again in the hot seat after calling one of the country’s top environmental leaders, Chico Mendes, ‘irrelevant’ and stating that ‘he was...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Continuing our curmudgeonly concentration on the State of Rio de Janeiro, we look at its legislative assembly (ALERJ), where the October 7th election decidedly created surprises, the greatest being the success...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, October 10th, Datafolha released its first opinion poll since Brazil's wild election last Sunday, showing controversial right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro with 58 percent of the intended votes...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – August 6th was the deadline for all political parties to register their slates of candidates (president and vice president, governor, senator and federal and state deputies) chosen at their nominating conventions;...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite the undefined coalitions and the weak economic and political scenario in the country, Brazilian political parties will start to choose their Presidential candidates Friday for this year’s October...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s former Supreme Court Chief Justice, Joaquim Barbosa, announced on Tuesday (May 8th) that he will not be running for the country’s highest seat in October. Barbosa, seen by...
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...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Why does the Curmudgeon focus on Brazil’s political parties now? First answer: Because, like Mount Everest, they’re there—boy, are they there! There are 35 registered parties, another fifty or so...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Marina Silva has gotten it partially right. At a press conference on Wednesday, she discussed several front-running presidential candidates, and pointed out what was wrong with them, while coyly promoting her...

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