RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As part of the Rio Times' election coverage, Benjamin Wein is traveling through the nine states of the Northeast region to ask why the region historically favors the leftist Workers Party PT and to find out more about voters' feelings for conservative President Bolsonaro
Piauí is the only state in the Northeast region with a non-coastal capital, Teresina. The state has the shortest coastline of any seaward-facing Brazilian state and has traditionally depended on agriculture and cattle raising.
In the decisive vote of the 2018 election, Fernando Haddad, the PT candidate, gained 77% of . . .