Brazil power-broker Silva mulls backing Neves: reports

Marina Silva, presidential candidate for the Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) attends a campaign rally in Ceilandia, Brasilia, on September 14, 2014Brasília (AFP) – Environmentalist Marina Silva, who emerged as a key power-broker after Brazil’s first-round election, is leaning toward endorsing business favorite Aecio Neves for president, though it could provoke a rift with her party, reports said Tuesday.