December 17, 2017

Brazil: Rio goes for Republican

The Partido Republicano Brasileiro’s Marcelo Crivella, an evangelical bishop, won the mayoral election in Rio de Janeiro with 59% of the vote.

A Republican, evangelical, bishop of the Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus (Universal Church of the Kingdom of God), you say? Hillary may need a bigger basket for the deplorables, but the PRB is  not affiliated with the U.S.’ Republican party.

But I digress.

The mayoral election results favored the smaller parties,
Brazilian Voters Oust Old Guard in Mayoral Elections. Marcelo Crivella, an evangelical bishop, wins race to be next leader of Rio de Janeiro

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Fausta Wertz was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She’s a graduate of the University of Georgia and has an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She blogs at Fausta’s blog on American and Latin American politics, news, current events and culture.