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Brazil votes for new president, far-right Bolsonaro in lead
Brazil votes for new president, far-right Bolsonaro in lead
Brazilians head to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president, with far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro — who promises an iron-fisted...
Ex-Sao Paulo mayor named as jailed Lula's running mate
Ex-Sao Paulo mayor named as jailed Lula's running mate
Brazil's leftist Workers' Party on Sunday named former Sao Paulo mayor Fernando Haddad as the running mate of its charismatic founder Luiz Inacio...
Brazil, weary of corruption, faces bleak poll
Brazil, weary of corruption, faces bleak poll
A few years ago, Brazil seemed poised to finally live up to its potential as the country of the future. Rapid economic growth, combined with...
Development: We need a Brazil process, not a Lula moment
Development: We need a Brazil process, not a Lula moment
Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi strongly believes South Africa needs a Brazilian-style "Lula moment". Vavi's reference to best...
Former Brazil president Lula diagnosed with cancer
Former Brazil president Lula diagnosed with cancer
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was diagnosed with throat cancer on Saturday, casting doubt on his political future in Latin...
A Lula Continua, Zweli
A Lula Continua, Zweli
I'm confused. Both Julius Malema, the ANC Youth League leader, and Zwelinzima Vavi, Cosatu's general secretary, the new vanguards of nationalisation, have used Brazil as an example of economic success. Vavi has even suggested that President Jacob Zuma should be more like former...
Brazil seen electing Rousseff to extend Lula legacy
Brazil seen electing Rousseff to extend Lula legacy
Brazilians are expected to elect a woman as president for the first time on Sunday, backing her to emerge from the shadow of President Luiz Inácio...
Brazil's candidate Rousseff under fire in TV debate
Brazil's candidate Rousseff under fire in TV debate
Brazil's ruling party candidate and front-runner in next week's presidential election came under heavy fire in a TV debate on Sunday over corruption allegations and her government's relationship with Iran....
US, Brazil at odds over Honduras crisis
US, Brazil at odds over Honduras crisis
Honduras' disputed presidential election is likely to set Washington against emerging Latin American power Brazil over whether to recognise the...
Ahmadinejad tests Lula diplomacy in Brazil visit
Ahmadinejad tests Lula diplomacy in Brazil visit
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Brasilia on Monday seeking support for his controversial nuclear programme, the first leg of a...
Brazil wants strategic deal with Russia
Brazil wants strategic deal with Russia
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev hopes to make inroads into Brazil's emerging oil and defence industries on a visit this week, but he is unlikely...
Lula in Mozambique to launch antiretrovirals factory
Lula in Mozambique to launch antiretrovirals factory
Brazil's President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva arrived on Thursday in Mozambique to launch a project to make antiretrovirals in the Southern African...

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