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Taisa Sganzerla · October, 2014

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Latest posts by Taisa Sganzerla from October, 2014

28 October 2014

A Sharply Divided Brazil Reelects Dilma Rousseff. Let the Healing Begin?

The election was one of the most hotly contested in Brazil's democratic history. Following defeat, some supporters of Aécio Neves started a petition to impeach Rousseff.

24 October 2014

Ideological Divides Run Deep in Brazil Ahead of Presidential Runoff

"Everyone who's lost family and friends because of the elections, let's spend Christmas together"

23 October 2014

Brazilian Bloggers Claim Presidential Candidate is Trying to Censor His Critics on YouTube

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Users with similar names and similarly scant Internet histories have made intellectual rights claims against two YouTube videos that cast a negative light on presidential candidate Aécio Neves.

17 October 2014

São Paulo Is Running Out of Water, But Authorities Say There's No Need for Rationing

The government's assurances that water isn't being rationed goes against the experiences of São Paulo residents, who say their taps are being regularly shut off.

13 October 2014

Brazilian Man Accused of High Profile Revenge-Porn Case Only Gets 5 Months Community Service

The victim has vowed to fight to make revenge-porn a criminal offense.

9 October 2014

Tumblr Account Shames Online Hate Directed at Brazil's North

The negative remarks are evidence of the long-documented economic gap between the north and the south in Brazil.

6 October 2014

As Polls Close, Brazil's Once Promising ‘Alternative’ Candidate Shut Out of Run-Off

Marina Silva once ranked second place in opinion polls, but lost the race. Some attribute her fall to a political platform full of contradictions.