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Brazil's presidential candidates: Jair Bolsonaro, Marina Silva, Geraldo Alckmin, Ciro Gomes, Fernando Haddad

Who Will Compete With Bolsonaro to Become Brazil’s Next President?

With Jair Bolsonaro certain to reach the second round of Brazil’s elections in October ...

Jair Bolsonaro, the moment he is hit by a knife

Brazil’s Right-Wing Presidential Frontrunner Survives Assassination Attempt

The dramatic stabbing of firebrand right-wing politician Jair Bolsonaro was caught on video and ...

Lula carried on shoulder of fans before being jailed - Ricardo Stuckert

Brazil’s Top Electoral Court Kills Lula’s Presidential Ambitions

Brazil’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) has voted to ban former President Luiz Inácio Lula ...

Protesters against the government in capital Brasília - José Cruz/ABr

On the Brink of Chaos, Brazilians Go to the Polls. Will Winner Be Able to Govern?

Democracies are often rocked by wars and internal conflicts that brew up dissonance, clashes, ...

Presidential debate on Brazilian TV

Brazil: Any New President Will Inevitably Disappoint a Polarized Population

This year’s Brazilian election is entering a decisive phase. With official television advertising beginning ...

Lula being embraced just before going to jail - Photo: Ricardo Stuckert

Lula, Brazil’s Top Polling Presidential Hopeful Launches Candidacy from Jail

Electoral authorities have to determine if the embattled ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s ...