The 'Trump effect' reaches Brazil

 10/08/2018 - 11:04
Supporters of presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro of the Social Liberal Party (PSL) meet on Sunday, September 30, 2018 on Avenida Paulista in Sao Paulo (Brazil). Followers participated in an act of support for the far-right Bolsonaro, leader in the polls for the presidential elections in October in Brazil. EFE/Sebastião Moreira.

A new despotism, racism, homophobia, and a war against political correctness are all part of the presidential campaign of Jair Messias Bolsonaro, a former military officer who has garnered the necessary votes to reach the final stretch of the presidential elections in Brazil. The parallels with the U.S. president are such that the international community can’t help but draw a cause-and-effect relationship.


El Efecto Trump llega a Brasil

 10/08/2018 - 10:48
Simpatizantes del candidato presidencial Jair Bolsonaro del Partido Social Liberal (PSL) se reúnen el domingo 30 de septiembre de 2018 en la avenida Paulista, en Sao Paulo (Brasil). Seguidores participaron en un acto de apoyo al ultraderechista Bolsonaro, líder en los sondeos para las elecciones presidenciales de octubre en Brasil. EFE/Sebastião Moreira

El despotismo, la guerra contra la corrección política, el racismo y la homofobia son parte de la campaña presidencial de Jair Messias Bolsonaro, un ex militar que se ha hecho con los votos para llegar a la recta final de las presidenciales en Brasil. Los paralelismos con el presidente estadounidense son tales, que la comunidad internacional no puede sino dibujar una relación causa-efecto.


They've Got High Hopes: Latin America Leads In Global Happiness Rankings

 01/09/2018 - 17:06
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For the 41st time, Gallup International has released their Global End of Year Survey, polling 55 countries on the topics of hope, happiness, and economic optimism. Three countries in Latin America made the Top Ten, but one country in the region scored in the bottom tier.