Brazil

 
South Africa’s not that different from Brazil
South Africa’s not that different from Brazil
Jair Bolsonaro is Brazil’s new leader after he took 55.1% of the vote in the second round of the presidential election on Sunday against centrist...
Why is democracy faltering?
Why is democracy faltering?
Jair Bolsonaro, the newly elected Brazilian president, is a far-right, gun-loving, media-baiting hyper-nationalist. The fact that he would be right...
Latin America is spawning tech ‘unicorns’
Latin America is spawning tech ‘unicorns’
Nubank is the online bank with the greatest number of clients outside of Asia. Fellow Brazilian startup 99 is a platform that connects 300 000...
Brazilian left reels as country lurches right
Brazilian left reels as country lurches right
Still stinging from the victory of far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's once-mighty Workers' Party now faces some tricky tasks:...
Fears for Amazon after Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidency
Fears for Amazon after Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidency
Environmentalists and rights groups reacted with dismay on Monday to the victory in Brazil of president-elect Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right champion...
What Bolsonaro’s election victory means
What Bolsonaro’s election victory means
Brazil, the largest economy in Latin America and the world’s sixth most populous elected a neo-fascist this weekend in the second round election...
Social media in the spotlight in Brazil presidential race
Social media in the spotlight in Brazil presidential race
Brazil, like other countries, is facing a very electronic election. WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter are the weapons of choice to sway the country's...
National-populism: A new global model is born
National-populism: A new global model is born
History rarely repeats itself, but it often rhymes. Seen from Italy, the spectacle of far-right, pro-dictatorship Jair Bolsonaro winning the first round of...
Divided Brazil barrels towards uncertain presidential run-off
Divided Brazil barrels towards uncertain presidential run-off
A deeply polarised Brazil stood at a political crossroads Monday as the bruising first round of the presidential election left voters with a stark...
Brazil votes for new president, far-right Bolsonaro in lead
Brazil votes for new president, far-right Bolsonaro in lead
Brazilians head to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president, with far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro — who promises an iron-fisted...
Brazil is choosing a new president. Here's what you need to know
Brazil is choosing a new president. Here's what you need to know
Brazil holds presidential and legislative elections on Sunday. A far-right politician promising a hard line on crime and corruption, Jair Bolsonaro, is the frontrunner for the top job....
Brazil flirts with a neo-fascist
Brazil flirts with a neo-fascist
On Saturday September 29, in the largest single demonstration of the year, hundreds of thousands of women in Brazil took to the streets to say...

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