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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As Brazilians prepare for the inauguration of Jair Bolsonaro, one of its most controversial presidents, left-wing parties PT and PSOL announced Friday their Congressional representatives would not be attending...
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 RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The PT (Workers Party) announced it was choosing former leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, as its candidate for this year’s Presidential election, despite the fact that the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators against the possible impeachment of Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff flocked to the streets of many Brazilian cities Thursday, showing that President Rousseff and the PT...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In addition to the on-going impeachment discussions in Congress and the Lava-Jato (Carwash) mega corruption scandal disrupting the economic and political scenario in Brasilia, this week President Rousseff’s PT party...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – An all-out campaign was launched by the PT (Workers' Party) on Thursday, August 27th, to show support for the government of President Dilma Rousseff and the Workers’ Party itself. Officials...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On Thursday, June 11th, Brazil’s ruling Workers’ Party (PT) opened its fifth conference in Salvador, Bahia, trying to garner optimism while plagued by plummeting popularity and widespread corruption scandals. Concerns...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The treasurer of Brazil’s ruling party, the PT (Workers Party) was arrested on Wednesday morning by the Federal Police. João Vaccari Neto was arrested at his home in São Paulo...

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