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Gigantic vulva sculpture sparks controversy in Brazil

La Prensa Latina 07 Jan 2021
The giant vulva in Aguas Pretas, a town located 130 kilometers (81 miles) from Recife, the regional capital, is part of the “Doctora Diva” project, which for the past two decades has been touring Brazil and Europe with other works and video performances by Notari.
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Brazil’s idyllic Noronha islands gradually reopening to tourism

La Prensa Latina 07 Dec 2020
Located in the mid-Atlantic Ocean and an hour by air from Recife, the capital of Brazil’s Pernambuco state, which administers the island grouping, economic activity on Noronha is almost exclusively tourism-related since fishing is not permitted in the vicinity because it’s a protected marine preserve.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro suffers wave of defeats in mayoral races

Beaumont Enterprise 30 Nov 2020
A Bolsonaro candidate also lost in Belem, one of the capitals of the Amazon, though it was a close vote ... Other candidates supported by Bolsonaro also failed to make it into Sunday's runoffs in losing by wide margins in populated state capitals like Belo Horizonte, Recife and Manaus.
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Jair Bolsonaro dealt a blow in Brazil’s mayoral races

Business Day 30 Nov 2020
Losing capitals ...The people have decided.” ... The PT, as it is widely known in Brazil, is still the country’s largest leftist party but its numbers have been shrinking — it failed to elect one single mayor in any of Brazil’s capitals in 2020. A PT candidate was even defeated in Recife, capital of northeastern state of Pernambuco that’s Lula’s cradle.
photo: AP / Silvia Izquierdo
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro talks with the media outside a polling station after voting during the run-off municipal elections in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020.
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Brazil’s Bolsonaro suffers wave of defeats in mayoral races

Wtop 30 Nov 2020
A Bolsonaro candidate also lost in Belem, one of the capitals of the Amazon, though it was a close vote ... Other candidates supported by Bolsonaro also failed to make it into Sunday’s runoffs in losing by wide margins in populated state capitals like Belo Horizonte, Recife and Manaus.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro suffers wave of defeats in mayoral racesThe president's worst rebuff came in his ...

Deccan Herald 30 Nov 2020
A Bolsonaro candidate also lost in Belem, one of the capitals of the Amazon, though it was a close vote ... Other candidates supported by Bolsonaro also failed to make it into Sunday's runoffs in losing by wide margins in populated state capitals like Belo Horizonte, Recife and Manaus.
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Center-right mayor beats socialist in Brazil's biggest city

Eagle-Tribune 30 Nov 2020
Covas, the grandson of a former state governor and presidential candidate, is a close ally of current Sao Paulo state Gov ...Sao Paulo said yes to moderation, to balance,” the mayor said ... “We will win ... Da Silva's Workers' Party lost its two runoffs in state capitals, in the cities of Recife and Vitoria, and only scored some wins in mid-size cities ... .
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Center-right mayor beats socialist in Brazil’s biggest city

Las Vegas Sun 30 Nov 2020
Published Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 . 5.49 p.m. Updated 2 hours, 20 minutes ago ... Covas, the grandson of a former state governor and presidential candidate, is a close ally of current Sao Paulo state Gov ... Da Silva's Workers' Party lost its two runoffs in state capitals, in the cities of Recife and Vitoria, and only scored some wins in mid-size cities ... .
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‘Trump of the tropics’ Bolsonaro suffers heavy losses in Brazil mayoral races

The Los Angeles Times 30 Nov 2020
A Bolsonaro candidate also lost in Belem, one of the capitals of the Amazon, although it was a close vote ... Other candidates supported by Bolsonaro also failed to make it into Sunday’s runoffs, losing by wide margins in populous state capitals such as Belo Horizonte, Recife and Manaus.
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Lula’s return shows challenges faced by Brazil’s left in taking fight to Bolsonaro

The Irish Times 27 Nov 2020
When Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva left prison just more than a year ago, Brazil’s opposition finally seemed to have a leader ready to take the political fight to far-right president Jair Bolsonaro ... Among the prizes are two state capitals in Vitória and Recife that would be important wins for a party that was pushed out of Brazil’s big cities in 2016 ... .
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Brazil’s municipal elections show waning support for Jair Bolsonaro

Business Day 16 Nov 2020
Candidates supported by the far-right leader in the country’s main capitals either cratered or will face strong competitors in runoff votes scheduled for November 29 ... The party’s only hope to elect a mayor in one of Brazil’s capitals is Marilia Arraes, who’s facing a runoff with another leftist candidate in the northeastern city of Recife.
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Brazil municipal ballot brings bad tidings for Bolsonaro, Lula

La Prensa Latina 16 Nov 2020
... more than 63 percent of the vote in the capital of Minas Gerais ... For the first time since 1985, the PT failed to win the mayor’s office in any of the 26 state capitals and its candidates qualified for the second round only in Recife, Pernambuco, and Vitoria, Espiritu Santo.
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Honda fires Botafogo to win over Sport Recife

China Daily 12 Oct 2020
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Japan international midfielder Keisuke Honda scored his first goal in Brazil's Serie A championship to help Botafogo secure a 2-1 win at Sport Recife on Sunday. Honda, who joined the Rio de Janeiro club in February, capitalized on an errant clearance from ...
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