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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 ...