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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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) ...

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 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 ...

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 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 ...

Discrimination from Parties Keeps Brazilian Women from Elective Posts

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