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Lula hugs senator Gleisi Hoffmann just elected first woman president of the PT - Ricardo Stuckert/PT

Brazil’s PT Elects New Party Leader and Moves to Make Lula President Again

Brazil’s leader of the Workers Party (PT) in the Senate, Gleisi Hoffmann, from the ...

Independence Dragons, the ceremonial police in charge of Palácio do Planalto, the presidential office - Photo: Carolina Antunes/PR

Senate Approves Amendment Proposal that Would Bring Presidential Elections to Brazil Now

Another crack around and within Michel Temer’s administration emerged as a Brazilian Senate Committee ...

Brazil’s New Electoral Rules to Fight Corruption Help the Rich and Evangelical Churches

Brazilians expressed their disenchantment and frustration on Sunday’s municipal elections punishing parties involved in ...

High Abstention in Brazil Shows an Angry and Frustrated Electorate

The first round of municipal elections in Brazil having transpired with no major incidents, ...

After Murder of 20 Candidates, Armed Forces Deploy 25,000 Men for Brazil’s Elections

The gunning down of a string of candidates ahead of nationwide municipal elections this ...

Mayors Are Up for Election in Brazil. It’s a White Game

Brazil, a country where a majority of residents identify as non-white, will head to ...

Brazil’s Elections and the Power of the Status Quo

Brazil’s presidential election campaign, already marked by tragedy, continues with high drama after the ...

Many Brazilian Youngsters Refuse the Label of Politically Inactive

In Brazil, the younger generations are often criticized for keeping a distance from politics. ...

Number of Younger Voters in Brazil Fall by Over 20% in Four Years

Brazil’s electorate has grown 5.17% over the last four years, taking a leap from ...

The Exasperating Rules and Fine Print of Brazil’s Political Campaigning

Elections in Brazil are tightly controlled by the Federal Election Board (Tribunal Superior Eleitoral ...