Topic: Geraldo Alckmin
The violence marks a backward step for a Brazilian state that has succeeded in cutting its homicide rate by more than half in the past decade.
The late surge by Green Party candidate Marina Silva has sent the Brazil election into a runoff ballot Oct. 31. Top candidate Dilma Rousseff is still favored to take over for Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
10/04/2010 12:14 pm