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By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has criticized the probable presidential candidate Aécio Neves while defending his successor's record during a meeting with business leaders in Rio de...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In his June 11th column, the Curmudgeon stated: “Elections will be held in October 2014 throughout Brazil... Although that seems like quite a distance away, it is more than clear that...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Former Senator and 2010 presidential candidate Marina Silva will meet with members of the Partido Socialista Brasileiro (PSB) this week to define a mutual political platform just three days...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After the June protests the favorite to become the next President of Brazil (among protesters) was Marina Silva. Both a former Senator and presidential candidate, she garnered some forty percent of...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Environmentalist and former Green Party presidential candidate Marina Silva had her request to establish a new political party, the Rede Sustentabilidade (Sustainability Network), rejected by Brazil's Superior Electoral Court (TSE)...
By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The World Forum on Sustainability will be back in Brazil for its second year, bringing together the leaders of the political, commercial, and environmental entities, including speakers such as...
By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Months of campaigning for the presidential contest come to an end this week with Dilma Rousseff and José Serra arriving in Rio to meet their supporters. With just days...
By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In an official declaration on Sunday, October 17th, Marina Silva, the ex- presidential candidate from Partido Verde (PV, Green Party) eliminated in the first round of presidential elections, announced...
By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The elections of October 3rd failed to name the next president of Brazil, with current president Lula's designated successor and front-runner Dilma Rousseff unable to secure the required absolute...

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