Brazil

Lula and the Brazilian left – political situation of Brazil After three electoral defeats, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (the biggest leader within the Brazilian left) finally won the Brazilian presidential race in 2002. He ruled the country for 8 ...

Brazil’s 2018 presidential race has officially begun. From now on, candidates are allowed to distribute advertising material and openly ask for votes. We have separated the main proposals laid out by the five candidates with the best polling numbers – ...

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On October 7, around 147 million Brazilians are expected to head to their polling station, show their I.D. and then get into a booth to choose our leaders for the next four years. Elections in Brazil are paramount and really important! We ...

On October 7, Brazil will hold its first election since Operation Car Wash ravaged the political landscape. Four years ago, the probe was still in its first months and hadn’t yet reached its status as the  “biggest anti-corruption investigation in Brazilian history.” ...

  Criticized by the left for forming an alliance with Mr. Temer and his party, Lula said in 2009 that “in Brazil, Jesus would be forced to make a coalition with Judas if he wanted to govern.” Almost nine years ...

Will Lula be able to run for president? During its national convention this weekend, the Workers’ Party launched – for the sixth time – Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as the party’s presidential candidate. In prison since April 7, the ...

In the midst of the great turbulence in the Brazilian financial markets – with the strong devaluation of the real and the fall of the stock indices – the result of the pre-sal auction, disclosed on June 7, 2018, almost goes ...

New trade agreements between Brazil and Israel are in the works, with new deals bestowing scientific and defense technologies on Brazil. In late February, the Brazilian Senate website announced that Israel would be offering guidance and technology to help with ...

Fleeing the economic collapse that has been destroying Venezuela since 2015, Esmeralda, 21, quit nursing school and left for Brazil with hopes of pursuing her education, finding a job, and providing for her family. In her suitcase, Esmeralda packed her scrubs ...