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Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:31:00 GMT
Brazil:Haddad closer to Bolsonaro and would beat him in the runoff, according to latest polls
Fernando Haddad, the presidential candidate for Brazil’s Workers Party (PT), is closing the gap with poll-leading far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro for the October 7 first-round vote and would beat him in a runoff, a survey ...

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:26:00 GMT
Bolsonaro's homophobic rhetoric backfiring among women voters
Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro built much of his reputation on shocking, sexist rhetoric. But that’s backfiring with the majority of the electorate: women. The former Army captain’s rejection rat...

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:17:00 GMT
Brazil's colored community sponsors Black & Black network to promote its political candidates
In Brazil's general elections approach, a new social network is gaining traction aimed at giving greater visibility to black candidates while highlighting anti-racism initiatives in the country tainted by racial prejudice. Blac...

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:15:00 GMT
Petrobras plans to increase output 10% next year to some 2.3 million bpd
Brazil’s state-run oil giant Petrobras aims to raise output as much as 10% to around 2.3 million barrels per day (bpd) in 2019 and cut net debt by US$10 billion, according to Chief Financial Officer Rafael Grisolia. The world...

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 08:24:00 GMT
Bolsonaro reprimands his chief economic advisor over new taxes controversy
The key economic adviser to Brazil's leading presidential candidate cancelled two campaign events on Friday amid a disagreement with his boss. Market-friendly Paulo Guedes, the main adviser of far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro...

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