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Brazil elections 2014: Dilma hangs on to the nation by 3% and Bigfoot takes Rio

In Rio, oldtime politician faces twenty-first-century challenges Nationwide Incumbent President Dilma Rousseff eked out a victory with a mere 3% edge on opponent Aécio Neves, bringing in 54 million votes. A markedly high 27.7% — 37 million — did not choose a candidate (blank, … Continue reading

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Rio 2014 elections, first round

The nature of Rio’s ongoing urban integration will be determined Oct. 26, in second round voting Rio de Janeiro is  perhaps the most “Peronist” of Brazilian states, heavily marked by the history of governments headed by Getúlio Vargas, as president, in the thirties, … Continue reading

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