Brazil’s former president Lula da Silva will not yet bow out of Oct. 7 election, waiting first to hear a Supreme Court decision on an appeal of his ban.
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Brazil’s far-right candidate Bolsonaro leads in first-round voting for presidential election, but would lose to most rivals in a likely runoff ballot.
Brazil’s main leftist party said it was sticking with former President Lula da Silva as presidential candidate though electoral court threw him off ballot.
Jair Bolsonaro, presidential candidate for the Social Liberal Party (PSL) and a leading candidate for the presidential election in Brazil has promised hell for criminals.
Jailed ex-president of Brazil, Lula da Silva, has increased his support by 5 percentage point and could win October presidential election if allowed to run.
Brazil’s Workers Party registered imprisoned former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silvaon Wednesday as its candidate for the October presidential election.
Brazil’s Workers Party named jailed ex president Lula da Silva to run again in October’s election while other candidates criticize Da Silva and his party.
A campaign to delete Netflix subscriptions has begun in Brazil, following the launch of the series called The Mechanism
Former two-term president is fighting desperately to avoid having to start serving a 12-year sentence
Judge ordered Facebook to remove fake news posted about slain black rights’ activist Marielle Franco