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by Andrea Tosta RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (AFP) Venezuelans vote Sunday in legislative elections set to tighten President Nicolas Maduro's grip on power and further weaken his US-backed opposition rival Juan Guaidó, who is leading a boycott of the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In perhaps the most divisive election in Brazil's history, right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro has been elected the next president of Brazil, winning 55 percent of the vote over his leftist...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The controversial right-wing presidential candidate in Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, continues to hold a wide lead over his leftist rival Fernando Haddad. In the second poll for the October 28th runoff...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For governor candidates in thirteen states and the Federal District (Brasília), there will be more campaigning in the next twenty days leading up to second round elections (October 28th). The...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While most of the election talk in Brazil has revolved around the country’s recent municipal elections, for the thousands of American expatriates who call Brazil home, another important election is...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A day after Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies voted to authorize the advancement of impeachment proceedings against her, President Dilma Rousseff vowed to continue to fight for what she called an...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The 2014 elections will take place on October 5th, and will see the election the next Governor of the State of Rio de Janeiro as well. There are seven candidates jostling...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The announcement of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation shocked the Catholic world this week, and almost immediately speculation started over who would be his successor. Given Brazil is home to...
By Andrew Willis, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Deputies and senators from non-oil producing states have secured enough signatures to force a vote on President Dilma Rousseff’s partial veto of a controversial oil royalties bill. The politicians...

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