Rio de Janeiro Working Poor Struggle to Be Heard

Rio de Janeiro Working Poor Struggle to Be Heard

Rio de Janeiro, just days after the world-famous Carnival parades, saw another type of parade on Sunday night. Some 200 residents of the favela, Mare, marched in protest of what those residents describe as escalating human rights violations by the Army troops assisting with the war on the favela‚Äôs drug gangs. Some of the signs […]

Brazil Election Results Official

Brazil Election Results Official

With the end result having been projected from early counts, the election in Brazil is now official and incumbent president Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected. With 51.45 percent of the vote, Rousseff beat out challenger Aecio Neves in a close race. Neves ended up with 48.55 percent of ballots cast. This battle was expected to […]

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