Brazilian presidential hopeful Eduardo Campos said the country needs to reassess the political role of the Mercosur trade group, devise a long-term strategy for fiscal policy and avoid fighting inflation with measures he described as a “handbrake.”
Marina Silva, Brazil’s third-place finisher in this week’s presidential elections, will seek pledges from the remaining candidates on issues including health and the environment as they vie for her endorsement.
Brazil’s once-richest man, Eike Batista, is watching his empire crumble. The 16 percent plunge in the Sao Paulo stock exchange in 2013 was second-worst in the world. Meanwhile, Luzia Souza is faring better than ever in the country’s poorest state.
Marina Silva , Brazil’s third-place finisher in the first round of presidential elections, said she won’t support either of the Oct. 31 runoff candidates as her Green Party decided today to remain independent.
A bill that changes the way Brazilian forests are managed will prevent the nation from meeting its target to cut carbon emissions, said Marina Silva , a former presidential candidate and environment minister.
Brazilian presidential frontrunner Dilma Rousseff and her opponent Jose Serra clashed over privatization while making no mention of abortion in their second head-to-head debate before an Oct. 31 runoff election.