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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With less than a week before the second round of elections in Brazil thousands of Brazilians took to the streets over the weekend to protest or support one of...
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 – 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 – With Brazil’s general elections less than a month away, presidential candidates have suddenly been forced to change their strategies due to the knife attack on frontrunner, Jair Bolsonaro, last...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The recent political and economic crisis in Brazil have taken their toll on Brazilians voters, leaving them weary of politicians in general. A poll released on Monday, October 26th, shows...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – More than 142 million Brazilians went to the polls on Sunday and more than a few surprises were registered. Although polls over the weekend pointed to a slight lead of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Rising inflation and plunging economic growth have been major concerns for Brazilians this election year. According to government data, Brazil’s GDP has gone from a growth of 7.5 percent per...
By George Utley and Maria Creamer, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On June 21st President Dilma Rousseff was officially announced as the Worker's Party (PT) 2014 presidential candidate for re-election in October this year, while Michel Temer will...

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