Tag Archives: Brazil elections 2018

How to prepare, protect? Hard-line is here

If you live in a favela or have friends who do, you know about violence wreaked in them by drug traffickers, milicianos and police. Today, given an upcoming crackdown on crime by formal and informal security agents — though this … Continue reading

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First round election 2018: Rio de Janeiro

Many cariocas would love to have seen former mayor Eduardo Paes’ face yesterday, when the first numbers came in on the Rio de Janeiro gubernatorial race. It was just past six PM when partial results flashed on the GloboNews screen: … Continue reading

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Voting logic: encounter illuminates political future

Is there any logic to voting? Young people debate politics and political consciousness New blood is coming. This was part of the news heard last Thursday at the Rio de Encontros, a unique debate forum that meets monthly at the Museu … Continue reading

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