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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On the same day as the final presidential debate (Thursday, October 4th), Datafolha released new research of voter intentions showing Bolsonaro with an increasing lead. Voting in Brazil is...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, October 3rd, doctors for Jair Bolsonaro, confirmed that the controversial right-wing presidential candidate will be sidelined for tonight's final debate between the candidates due to his injuries sustained...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As Brazil's divisive 2018 election draws near, the country's financial markets surged on Tuesday, October 2nd, on the back of reports that support for controversial right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Supporters of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) community in Brazil were out in full force on Sunday, September 30th to celebrate Rio de Janeiro's 23rd annual LGBTI...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In its last meeting before the highly anticipated October general election, Brazilian Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (Copom) announced on Wednesday (September 19th) it had decided to maintain its key...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With less than one month before Brazilians across the country go to the polling stations in one of the most anticipated presidential elections in Brazil's history, a tight race has...
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 RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A major shuffle in the cabinet of Brazil’s President, Michel Temer, is expected this week as officials get ready to leave their posts to be allowed to run in...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, September 29th, Brazil’s Tribunal Superior Eleitoral (Superior Electoral Court) revealed that, with just days to go before the important municipal elections on Sunday, October 2nd, it has received,...

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