Mario Osava, IPS News
Mario Osava is a staff reporter for Inter Press Service.
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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Brazil's Socialists Could Turn to Environmentalist after Candidate’s Death
RIO DE JANEIRO - The death of socialist presidential candidate Eduardo Campos opens up an unexpected opportunity for environmental leader Marina Silva to return with renewed strength to the struggle to govern Brazil, offering a “third way” in a highly polarized campaign. Silva, who was environment...
Sunday, June 08, 2014
Protests Dampen World Cup Fever in Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO - It seemed like “a good deal” at the time, but then things changed. That description of the 2006 purchase of a U.S. refinery, one of the oil industry scandals hanging over the Brazilian government’s head, could also apply to attitudes towards the FIFA World Cup. In 2007, the fact...