5. Brazil goes to the polls

  • Brazilians will vote this Sunday to decide who will be the country's president for the next four years.
  • Incumbent Dilma Rousseff of The Workers Party is the favourite according to recent opinion polls.
  • Pro-business senator Aecio Neves, who has dismissed the opinion polls as unreliable, hoping to win the backing of Brazilians who desire a new economic approach.
  • Result expected shortly after polls close in the far west of Brazil.