Uruguayan candidates end campaigns with their minds on a November runoff

Vazquez appealed to all Broad Front militants to vote on Sunday and called to defend 'joy and happiness'Vazquez appealed to all Broad Front militants to vote on Sunday and called to defend 'joy and happiness'

The three main presidential candidates for Uruguay's Sunday 26 October election closed their campaigns on Thursday evening with three huge political rallies that gathered thousands of militants and put an end to months of travel, speeches, flesh pressing and baby kissing, in what could prove to be the tightest race in recent years.

Dilma numerically ahead of Neves, in the fourth poll in three days

Even if Rousseff has widened her numerical lead to four percentage points, the difference is still within the poll's margin of error of +/- 2 percentage points.Even if Rousseff has widened her numerical lead to four percentage points, the difference is still within the poll's margin of error of +/- 2 percentage points.

Incumbent President Dilma Rousseff pulled ahead again in a new poll ahead of Brazil's presidential election and she appears to be the favorite to win Sunday's runoff although the vote is still too close to call.

Uruguay pollsters agree on a runoff and divided parliament, on Sunday' election

Incumbent Vazquez, and opposition leaders Lacalle Pou and Bordaberry will be deciding who's the next president Incumbent Vazquez, and opposition leaders Lacalle Pou and Bordaberry will be deciding who's the next president

The last round of public opinion polls in anticipation of Uruguay's Sunday general election (Executive and legislative), released on Wednesday evening by the main television channels, shows that the next government will not enjoy a majority in congress and there will be a presidential runoff at the end of November.

Neves wants Brazil to have the Pacific Alliance as an integration reference

“I want Brazil to rescue its capacity to have a balanced foreign policy” said Neves who criticized Rousseff for giving priority to ideology over trade relations “I want Brazil to rescue its capacity to have a balanced foreign policy” said Neves who criticized Rousseff for giving priority to ideology over trade relations

Brazilian presidential opposition candidate Aecio Neves insisted that if elected he will review Mercosur rules and make them “more flexible” so that the country can reach bilateral agreements with third parties and not limited by the consensus clause of the trade block. He also mentioned the Pacific Alliance as a pragmatic integration ...

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