Tag: elections

David Miranda, a friend of Snowden, has become a councilman in Rio

Snowden’s Brazilian Friend in Rio Wins a Seat as a Councilman

Brazilian activist David Miranda, a personal friend of the American whistleblower Edward Snowden, was ...

Free electoral ad time

Brazil’s So-called Free Electoral Ad Time Costs Taxpayers US$ 350 million

According to Brazilian law, open television channels and radio stations must set aside a ...

Port of Santos, in Brazil

In a Recession, Brazil Gets Stimulus Package Just in Time for the Elections

Finance Minister Guido Mantega presented on Monday a package of tax measures aimed at ...

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff

New Presidential Poll Shows Marina Silva Ahead Where It Counts: The Second Round

A new survey released by the Brazilian Institute of Public Opinion and Statistics (Ibope) ...

Presidential candidates Dilma Rousseff, Marina Silva and Aécio Neves

Less than a Month Before Brazil Elections There’s a Tie Between Two Leading Candidates

A poll whose results were released on Wednesday, September 10, reports Brazilian President Dilma ...

Brazil's government-controlled oil company

Brazil Opposition Blames Government for Robbing Petrobras to Stay in Power

A jailed former executive at state-controlled oil multinational Petrobras Paulo Roberto Costa has reportedly ...

Presidential candidate Marina Silva

Can a Charismatic Evangelical Environmentalist Presidential Candidate Change Brazil Politics?

The airplane crash on 13 August 2014 that killed the Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo ...

Presidential candidates Dilma, Marina, Aécio

Presidential Hopeful Marina Vows to Restore Brazil Credibility and Recruit Brightest Minds

Opposition Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva said that Brazil’s recession is very worrying and ...

Brazil women in 1950 political campaign

Discrimination from Parties Keeps Brazilian Women from Elective Posts

Nearly 20 years after it became mandatory for political parties in Brazil to save ...