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2011-11-22 16:45:38

Writes former President of Brazil, Fernando Henrique Cardoso in Elsevier's International Journal of Drug Policy "Would legal regulation and control of drugs better protect children?" is a question posed by former President of Brazil, Fernando Henrique Cardoso in an editorial to be published in the January issue of Elsevier's International Journal of Drug Policy (IJDP). The editorial, "Children and drug law reform" follows the March 2011 report of the Global Commission on Drug Policy,...

2006-06-24 16:36:06

By Terry Wade BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva formally declared on Saturday he would campaign for a second term in October's election, which polls indicate he will likely win. Speaking at a convention of the Workers' Party, which he helped found 25 years ago, Lula promised to intensify his fight against poverty and steer the economy through an unprecedented period of stability and growth. "I am once again a candidate to build on what is...

2006-03-18 19:39:29

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Reuters) - Leading opposition candidate Geraldo Alckmin has gained ground on Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva but Lula still commands a big lead in the race for the presidency, a poll showed on Saturday. The poll, carried out by Datafolha, showed the left-leaning Lula would defeat Alckmin of the centrist Brazilian Social Democracy Party, or PSDB, by 50 percent to 38 percent in a runoff. In the previous Datafolha survey last month, Lulu led...


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