Tag: Elections

    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 ...

    House representative Jair Bolsonaro being carried by fans

    Fans Call Him Myth, Others Call Him Clown. Bolsonaro Might Become Brazil’s Donald Trump

    Jair Messias Bolsonaro, a far-right candidate and congressman, has launched an improbable campaign to ...

    Military operation at favela Kelson's, in Rio de Janeiro. - Fernando Frazão/ABr

    Brazil Breaks Own Record with 63,880 Murders in 2017 or 175 per Day

    Brazil had a record number of murders last year, with homicides rising 3.7% from ...