FILE - In this June 23, 2005 file picture, people in a Brasilia, Brazil shopping mall listen to President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speak on television about his government's actions against ... more 
FILE - In this June 23, 2005 file picture, people in a Brasilia, Brazil shopping mall listen to President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speak on television about his government's actions against corruption. Silva's eight-year rule begins its end Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, when Brazilians vote for a new president. Over that time, a nation forever seen as not living up to its potential and suffering from serial self-doubt has evolved into a country of 190 million people with immense economic might, rapidly growing political clout and model programs for social transformation. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Eraldo Peres, File
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