Politics and Society

Paraguay and its “significantly corrupt” candidates

In a week marked by the health problems of former President Lugo and the accusations of corruption against Vice...

Argentine diplomacy fail: Swiss ambassador received with Danish flag

The credentials of the Swiss ambassador in Buenos Aires, Hans Ruedi Bortis, were received...

Electoral Court extends deadline for Brazilian Armed Forces to examine electronic ballot boxes

Edson Fachin, president of the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) extended the deadline for Defense Ministry technicians to review the source code of electronic ballot...

Ecuadorian Air Force transports military troops to the northern...

A Boeing 737-200 has been used to transport Ecuadorian Army troops to areas where surveillance and security operations are...

Brazil has its own apartheid, says Nelson Mandela’s daughter

The eldest daughter of former South African president Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), Makaziwe Mandela follows in her father's footsteps as...

Brazilian mining company Vale sentenced to another fine

The Brazilian mining company Vale was sentenced to another fine. The Brazilian Supreme Audit...

12 candidates will run in Brazilian presidential election

Twelve candidates will run in Brazil's presidential election, the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) announced Monday after the deadline for registering candidacies ended today. Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of the Workers' Party (PT, left)...

Lula da Silva well ahead of Bolsonaro in last poll before Brazilian presidential elections

On the eve of the official start of campaigning, former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva received 44 percent of the vote compared to 32 percent for his main rival, current President Jair Bolsonaro,...

Brazil elections 2022: Voting intentions for the São Paulo state government

The former mayor of São Paulo, Fernando Haddad (Workers' Party - PT), leads the race for the Bandeirantes Palace, the headquarters of the São...

Brazil elections 2022: Evangelical candidates increase by 26% in Brazil to a record number

Brazil saw a record number of candidates using evangelical denominations, a group that grew by 26% compared to 2018. In the 2022 elections, 520 of the names on the ballot will be associated with the...

Brazil elections 2022: The Rio state governor candidates

Seven names have put themselves forward as candidates for the government of Rio de Janeiro in the 2022 elections, according to data from the Superior Electoral Court (TSE). The Electoral Justice has yet to evaluate the...