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Spate of killings ahead of Sunday's municipal elections, the dark side of Brazilian politics

Friday, September 30th 2016 - 11:24 UTC
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The gunning down of a string of candidates ahead of nationwide municipal elections this Sunday is stoking fears that Brazil's toxic politics are headed into dangerous new territory. The main headline from Sunday's polls is expected to be the hammering of the populist Workers' Party, which many here blame for Brazil's punishing recession and sprawling corruption scandals. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    It seems the real Military needs to grasp control and deal with the 'militias' and others in a REAL forceful manner.

    Other than that, it's anarchy.

    Sep 30th, 2016 - 05:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    The killers are 'petistas' unhappy with the end of their nefarious rule.

    Sep 30th, 2016 - 10:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • :o))

    : The victims are never under protection
    : The killers are never found/convicted
    : The “official” motive is always unknown

    The killings indicate the determination and an obvious motive to indulge in corruption; after the post-election-power-grab.

    Oct 02nd, 2016 - 12:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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