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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The non-government organization (NGO) Reporters Without Borders (RSF in French) released its annual “World Press Freedom Index” report on Thursday, showing a deterioration of working conditions for journalists in Brazil...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday, October 15th, Brazil's outspoken right-wing presidential candidate, Jair Bolsonaro, visited the Special Police Operations Battalion (Bope) of Rio de Janeiro's Military Police and compared the violence in Rio...
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 Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On the final day before elections in Brazil, Datafolha released their latest research of voter intention, showing that Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) had an increased share of 41 percent, while Fernando...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - With Brazilians still dazed with the disappointing fourth place obtained in the 2014 World Cup, political analysts now start to examine whether the loss of the football championship will affect October’s...
By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter In the second of our stories profiling the key players in next year's Presidential election, we concentrate on São Paulo State Governor Jose Serra, the likely choice of the PSDB (Brazilian Social Democracy Party). RIO DE...
By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The first round of Brazil's forthcoming presidential election is scheduled for October 3, 2010, when the country will choose a successor to current president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva. President Lula has...

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