• Short Summary

    A STATE DEPUTY AND A LOCAL ALDERMAN WERE SHOT DEAD LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY) DURING COUNTING OF ELECTION VOTES IN BRAZIL'S GOIAS STATE.

  • Description

    A STATE DEPUTY AND A LOCAL ALDERMAN WERE SHOT DEAD LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY) DURING COUNTING OF ELECTION VOTES IN BRAZIL'S GOIAS STATE.

    THE INCIDENT IS THE ONLY ONE OF ITS KIND RECORDED SO FAR IN ELECTIONS FOR GOVERNORS OF 11 OF BRAZIL'S 22 STATES.TODAY, OPPOSITION CANDIDATES APPEARED ASSURED OF VICTORY TO KEY STATES.

    POLICE IN RECIFE SAID TODAY THEY WERE ON THE TRACK OF A MAN WHO OPENED FIRE WITH A REVOLVER ON DEPUTY AUSTRECLINIO FARIAS AND ALDERMAN JOSE FRAGOSO IN GOIAS STATE, KILLING THEM BOTH.

    AS VOTING CONTINUES, MANY ARMY OFFICERS ARE REPORTED TO VIEW THE SUCCESS OF OPPOSITION GROUPS AND THE RETURN OF EX-PRESIDENT KUBITSCHEK WITH CONSIDERABLE ALARM.

    TWO CLOSE FRIENDS OF SENHOR KUBITSCHEK, WHO RETURNED FROM VOLUNTARY EXILE YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) LOOKED LIKE GAINING ABSOLUTE MAJORITIES IN RIO CITY.THEY ARE THE FORMER FOREIGN MINISTER FRANCISCO NEGRAO DE LIME (RIO CITY) AND SENHOR ISRAEL PINHEIRO, AN ENGINEER.(MINAS GERAIS).

    SENHOR DE LIMA IS OPPOSING PROFESSOR CARLOS FLEXA RIBERIO, WHO'S SUPPORTED BY RIO CITY'S GOVERNOR CARLOS LACERDA.GOVERNOR LACERDA IS AN ANNOUNCED CANDIDATE FOR THE PRESIDENCY.

    SENHOR DE LIMA REPRESENTS THE FORCES THAT FOUGHT THE REVOLUTION OF 1964.

    MEANWHILE, EX-PRESIDENT KUBITSCHEK, DEPRIVED OF HIS POLITICAL RIGHTS FOR 10 YEARS LAST JUNE BY THE REVOLUTIONARY REGIME, WAS TESTIFYING TODAY BEFORE AN ARMY INQUIRY COMMISSION, PROBING THE ACTIVITIES OF THE BANNED COMMUNIST PARTY.SUPPORTERS GAVE HIM A HERO'S WELCOME WHEN HE FLEW IN FROM PARIS.

    PRESIDENT CASTELLO BRANCO IS UNDERSTOOD TO HAVE PERSONALLY REJECTED DEMANDS BY SOME "HARD LINE" OFFICERS TO ARREST SENHOR KUBITSCHEK AS SOON AS HE SET FOOT ON BRAZILIAN SOIL.

    THE FINAL ELECTION RESULT IS EXPECTED TO SHOW HOW VOTERS FEEL ABOUT PRESIDENT BRANCO'S CURRENT AUSTERITY PROGRAMME.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9AISWST9QEG1E0MHM84EA4XH2
    Media URN:
    VLVA9AISWST9QEG1E0MHM84EA4XH2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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