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The major surprise in the first round of Brazil’s presidential election was the failure of Marina Silva to consolidate her appeal and challenge Dilma Rousseff in the second round. Now voters face a left-right choice for president on October 26. The new administrations will offer significantly different futures for the people of Brazil.
Dr. Joseph S. Tulchin
A plane crash which killed one of Brazil’s presidential election candidates has created an unpredictable outcome. It has pitted former environment minister Marina Silva against President Dilma Rousseff in what looks likely to be a head-to-head battle in October. The two women clashed when they both held top jobs under President Lula da Silva. Now the election race ...
Carlos Eduardo Lins da Silva