Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/34811/all en Dissident chides Brazil for 'silence' on rights in Cuba http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/dissident-chides-brazil-silence-rights-cuba <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez on Thursday chided Brazil for its silence on human rights violations in her country, and urged Brasilia to speak out.</p> <p>Sanchez, on a week-long visit to Brazil, told reporters here she had hoped for an "energetic stance" by the government, "which has tightened its ties" under ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and his successor Dilma Rousseff with Cuba's communist regime.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/dissident-chides-brazil-silence-rights-cuba" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cuba–United States relations Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Opposition to Fidel Castro Socialism AFP Thu, 21 Feb 2013 20:01:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5762568 at http://www.globalpost.com Support grows for Silva in Brazilian presidential elections: Poll http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140827/support-grows-silva-brazilian-presidential-elections-poll <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- A poll on Wednesday confirmed Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's lead position, while there is growing support for Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) presidential candidate Marina Silva in the lead up to Oct. 5 general elections.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140827/support-grows-silva-brazilian-presidential-elections-poll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brazil Dilma Rousseff Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Presidents of Brazil Social Issues Xinhua News Agency Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:00:10 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6242732 at http://www.globalpost.com