Brazil: Jcinio's Resurrection

"They thought I was a political cadaver," rang out the familiar, high-pitched voice across the public square in the industrial city of Campinas. "But the people, repeating the Bible, said 'Rise and walk,' and here I am." A year after he surprisingly abdicated Brazil's presidency and took a slow boat around the world, six months after his return to an uncertain political future, unstable, unpredictable Jānio Quadros, 45, was hard on the comeback campaign trail last week, running for his old job as governor of Sāo Paulo state.

It was as if he...

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