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World - International
1/14/2023 10:08:39 PM
A Brazilian Supreme Court justice on Friday authorized adding former President Jair Bolsonaro in its investigation into who incited the Jan. 8 riot in the nation's capital, as part of a broader crackdown to hold responsible parties to account.

World - International
1/10/2023 11:04:56 PM
The Biden administration is under growing pressure from leftists in Latin America as well as US lawmakers to expel Jair Bolsonaro from a post-presidential retreat in Florida following his supporters' brazen attack on Brazil's capital over the weekend.

World - International
1/9/2023 5:24:12 PM
Brazilian authorities vowed Monday to protect democracy and punish thousands of supporters of ex-President Jair Bolsonaro who stormed and trashed the nation’s highest seats of power in chaos with striking similarities to the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

World - International
1/1/2023 8:42:48 PM
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva took office Sunday for a third term as Brazil's president, in a ceremony snubbed by outgoing leader Jair Bolsonaro, underlining the deep divisions the veteran leftist inherits.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/16/2022 10:34:31 PM
Six weeks before taking power, Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday told cheering crowds at the UN climate conference that he would crack down on illegal deforestation in the Amazon, reinitiate relationships with countries that finance forest protection efforts and push to host an upcoming world climate summit in the rainforest.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/8/2022 10:27:42 PM

World - International
11/2/2022 6:54:48 PM
Thousands of President Jair Bolsonaro's supporters called on the military Wednesday to keep the far-right leader in power, even as his administration signaled a willingess to hand over the reins to leftist rival Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

World - International
11/1/2022 10:24:30 PM
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday "authorized" the transition to a new government, without acknowledging his defeat to leftist rival Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

World - International
11/1/2022 7:05:40 PM
Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the federal highway police to immediately clear hundreds of roads across the country blocked by truck drivers protesting President Jair Bolsonaro's loss in the Oct. 30 election.

World - International
11/1/2022 4:37:11 PM
Supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro blocked major highways for a second day as tensions mounted over his silence after narrowly losing re-election to bitter rival Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

World - International
11/1/2022 1:54:14 PM
Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro maintained an increasingly loud silence late Monday after his election defeat, failing to acknowledge his loss to veteran leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva -- who faces a tough to-do list.

World - International
10/31/2022 2:19:19 PM
Congratulations poured in from across the globe for Brazil's leftist president-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva after his narrow victory over far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro was announced.

World - International
10/31/2022 10:07:43 AM
Brazilian president-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva called for "peace and unity" after narrowly winning a divisive runoff election Sunday, capping a remarkable political comeback by defeating far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro -- who has yet to accept defeat.

World - International
10/29/2022 9:30:44 PM
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva faced off in a final debate before their runoff election Sunday, focusing mainly on economic hardships.

World - International
10/22/2022 8:22:15 PM
Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he would accept possible defeat in the second round of the presidential election on October 30 provided "nothing abnormal" occurs during the vote.

World - International
10/20/2022 9:28:59 PM
After Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro boosted welfare payments in August by 50%, many people in the Jequitinhonha Valley, one of the poorest regions of the country, felt they could once again afford some meat, keep electricity running and repair leaky roofs.

World - International
10/4/2022 11:02:25 PM
Brazil entered the final stretch of a deeply polarized presidential race Monday after an inconclusive first voting round put far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in an unexpectedly strong position.

World - International
10/3/2022 12:50:48 PM
Jair Bolsonaro considerably outperformed expectations in Brazil's presidential election, proving that the far-right wave he rode to the presidency remains a force and providing the world with yet another example of polls missing the mark.

World - International
10/2/2022 6:47:35 PM
Brazilians were voting on Sunday in a highly polarized election that could determine if the country returns a leftist to the helm of the world's fourth-largest democracy or keeps the far-right incumbent in office for another four years.

World - International
10/1/2022 8:41:15 PM
Far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and leftist front-runner Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva held their final campaign rallies Saturday, gathering their supporters just kilometers apart as tension crackled on the eve of Brazil's polarizing presidential election.

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