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.
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.
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.
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 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.”
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.