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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Rising inflation and plunging economic growth have been major concerns for Brazilians this election year. According to government data, Brazil’s GDP has gone from a growth of 7.5 percent per...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On October 5th more than 140 million Brazilians will go to the polls to choose the country’s next president. Voters will be looking at the candidates’ positions on important issues,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The latest Datafolha Institute poll, shows President Dilma Rousseff with a wider lead over second-placed candidate Marina Silva, less than two weeks before the October 5th Presidential elections in Brazil....
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With less than a month to go before Brazil’s Presidential elections, illegal kickback accusations made by a former Petrobras director, Paulo Roberto Costa, are shaking up the presidential race. Reportedly,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The results of two opinion polls released on Wednesday show that President Dilma Rousseff and presidential candidate Marina Silva are technically tied in first place for October’s Presidential Elections. ...
By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — With her unconditional backing of former president Lula, some had suggested incumbent president Dilma Rousseff could win the 2014 election in the first round of the 2014 elections. However...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The untimely death last week of presidential hopeful, Eduardo Campos, from the PSB (Socialist Party) has shaken up this year’s presidential election just seven weeks before the first round of...
By Benjamin Parkin, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At the PSB (Brazilian Socialist Party) National Conference this weekend in Brasília, Governor of Pernambuco state Eduardo Campos formally announced his candidacy for President in October’s national elections. Marina...
By George Utley and Maria Creamer, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On June 21st President Dilma Rousseff was officially announced as the Worker's Party (PT) 2014 presidential candidate for re-election in October this year, while Michel Temer will...

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