Valesca Lima

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Valesca Lima
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Dr Valesca Lima is a postdoctoral research fellow at Maynooth University. Her research topics include Latin American politics, local government and comparative housing policies. She is currently completing a book on the crisis of democracy and participation in Latin America

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Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 08:15 0

Since Brazilians went to the polling stations on Oct 7 and massively vote for an extreme-right, military presidential candidate, the world has turned its attention to the man that became next...

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 07:15 0

Despite the prospects of former Brazil’s president Lula da Silva re-election this year, the result of his trial shows a worrying trend towards politicisation of the judiciary power. Their actions...