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Tag: Feranando haddad

  • Tuesday, October 2nd 2018 - 08:58 UTC

    The possible economic options behind Bolsonaro and Haddad

    Haddad has acknowledged he would dump the labor and spending reforms of unpopular outgoing President Michel Temer

    Behind Brazil's polarized presidential election, and unpredictable result, the business class in Latin America's largest economy looking for clear signals of what can be expected as of 2019 either from the former army captain Jair Bolsonaro or from economist Fernando Haddad, handpicked by Lula da Silva as his successor. Hopefully not a choice between “awful” and “extremely awful”

  • Tuesday, September 11th 2018 - 08:15 UTC

    Lula waiting for Supreme Court decision before giving up his presidential candidacy

    Lula spent Monday in his prison cell with his lawyers and Fernando Haddad, who is the vice presidential candidate on PT's  ticket and is Lula's choice to replace him

    Brazil's imprisoned former president Lula da Silva will not yet bow out of next month's presidential race, waiting first to hear a Supreme Court decision on an appeal of his ban from running, his legal team said. His decision takes his leftist Workers' Party (PT) close to the limit on registering a candidate for the October 7 election, with a court having set Tuesday as the deadline for the PT to name a replacement nominee.