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The center-right’s rocky path to the presidency in Brazil

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Geraldo Alckmin during his party’s national convention. Photo: PSDB
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Geraldo Alckmin during his party’s national convention. Photo: PSDB

Over the weekend, the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB) held its national convention to elect São Paulo Governor Geraldo Alckmin as party chair. The move consolidates Alckmin as the probable PSDB presidential nominee for the 2018 election. Now at the helm of the party, he will be able...

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