Brasilia - Former President of Brazil Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva would surpass the far-right president Jair Bolsonaro in the 2022 elections, according to a recent survey that measures the voting potential for 10 possible candidates.
Published by the newspaper O Jornal do Estadão, the survey assures that 50 percent of those questioned believed that they would vote or might vote for da Silva if he were to appear again in power, while 44 percent said they would not elect him at all.
Bolsonaro has with 12 percentage points less in the potential vote (38 percent) and 12 more in the rejection (56 percent).
A law known as Ficha Limpia ('Clean Record') prohibits da Silva from running in 2022, having two sentences handed down by a collegiate body.
His defense attempts to overturn the sentences relating to properties in the coastal city of Guaruja and in the Atibaia municipality, in the state of Sao Paulo.
In a recent interview, da Silva specified that he will not fight to be a candidate for the presidency, however, if the left wants him to, he can contest the next election.
Paris - Cuba's permanent representative to UNESCO, Yahima Esquivel, on Monday denounced the impact of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against her country in the sphere of competence of the multilateral organization.Read More
Havana - Some 250 Cuban and foreign writers, representing 40 nations, will participate in the International Poetry Festival that will be held online from May 25th through the 30th from Havana.
Organized by the CubaPoesía cultural center, the National Association of Writers and Artists (UNEAC), the Cuban Book Institute and the Cuban Ministry of Culture, the event is presided over by Cuban National Literature Prize laureate Nancy Morejón.Read More
Although theater dance groups and soloists were in charge of giving notable life to the XIV edition of El Carnaval de la Escena event, based in Caimito, creators of all the demonstrations joined this online event, which had the participation of representatives from Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia and the host nation, also represented by Teatro del Estro, from Mayabeque province.Read More