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In Campos Tragedy, Marina Silva's Moment Arrives in Brazil

Kevin A. Lees | Posted 08.14.2014 | World
Kevin A. Lees

Before Campos's death, the conventional wisdom was that the race would tighten, but that Rousseff and Neves would ultimately face off in a October 24 runoff. Silva's candidacy, however, would upend that conventional wisdom.

A Game Changer in Brazil's 2014 Presidential Elections

Paulo Sotero | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Paulo Sotero

Former senator Marina Silva's unexpected decision to join the Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) and position herself as running mate of governor Eduardo Campos of Pernambuco, president of the PSB, in next year's presidential race, has forced campaign strategists back to the drawing board.

Celebrating Visionary Women of the World

Angella Nazarian | Posted 05.05.2012 | Women
Angella Nazarian

My hope is that the stories of these visionary women present to us the flame of the passionate life, the knife of insight, and the courage to stand for what one sees without looking away.

Part V: What Is the Brazilian Brand?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Though Dilma Rousseff's eventual victory will cheer Brazil's social movements, may have negative consequences for the environment.

October Surprises Bring Drama to Brazil's Presidential Race

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil's economy has been outperforming the United States and all the Euro zone nations, which is why it is attracting investment from so many globalist companies and speculators.

Part II: What Is the Brazilian Brand?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

The Tea Party shares vast philosophical disagreements with the Obama administration, while Brazil's major politicians seem far more utilitarian and focus on nuts and bolts problems during the debates.

What Is the Brazilian Brand?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

I arrived at Brazil's PR firm's fancy upstairs offices where a company rep provided me with a glossy green booklet showcasing Brazil's many economic accomplishments.

Brazil's Greens Turn Right in Presidential Vote

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

With Brazil deciding whether to provide women with the financial assistance and educational opportunities necessary to help them grow beyond their traditional role, it's trick or treat on October 31.

Affirmative Action Divides Brazil as Election Nears

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

It's a reminder of how efforts to globalize the United States model of social organization by race can cause the fragmentation of national identity in a regional power like Brazil.

Second Act for South American Left: Are Greens the Answer?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

If Antanas Mockus of Columbia is elected, he will be the first Green president in the world.

Talking the Amazon With Cameron

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nikolas Kozloff

Having prevailed over conventional logic and directed a mega hit with an environmental message, the real question now is how Cameron sees his role moving forward.