Gilberto Gil

In Brazil, one name is synonymous with the digital culture movement: singer and songwriter Gilberto Gil.

Marina Silva, a former environment minister who left President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s government in 2008, announced today that she is leaving the President’s Workers' Party (PT) and “in talks with the Green Party in this period of transition" —a move toward what may be a possible presidential run in next year’s election.



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