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14 Mar
Lawyers for Jair Bolsonaro say the former Brazilian president has agreed to hand over to authorities jewels gifted by Saudi Arabia and which entered the country without being declared to tax authorities, local media reported Monday.
12 Feb
Former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro said late Saturday that he plans to return to Brazil "in the coming weeks" after arriving in the United States in December.
8 Feb
He used to preside over Latin America's largest country and its 214 million people. Now Brazil's former far-right leader lives in a small Florida town and eats alone in a fast-food restaurant.
10 Jan
Brazilian far-right ex-president Jair Bolsonaro tweeted a photo of himself from the hospital in the United States on Monday, a day after his supporters drew international condemnation by invading the seat of power in Brasilia.
6 Jan
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva held his first cabinet meeting Friday, vowing to work with Congress and run a government of traditional technocrats to "rebuild" Brazil after the "authoritarianism" of predecessor Jair Bolsonaro. {ad} "We face an arduous but noble task. We're going to have to leave this country better, healthier and wealthier... with…
2 Jan
Crowds of people gathered in the Brazilian capital, Brasilia, ahead of the inauguration of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as president. The veteran left-wing politician, known widely as Lula, also led the country between 2003 and 2010 and defeated Jair Bolsonaro in October’s poll. There was tight security yesterday amid fears that Bolsonaro supporters may…
10 Dec
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro broke his uncharacteristic silence about his electoral defeat on Friday, saying it "hurts my soul."
16 Nov
Jair Bolsonaro, a typical populist leader, was not expected to cool down so quickly after his defeat in the second round of the Brazilian presidential elections.
2 Nov
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.
1 Nov
Brazilian police on Tuesday fired teargas at protesters who blocked major highways for a second day over the election loss of President Jair Bolsonaro, who has yet to concede defeat.
3 Oct
Leftist challenger Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva pulled ahead of far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro with around 70 percent of the votes counted Sunday in Brazil's presidential election, but a runoff looked likely.
1 Oct
Brazil's polarizing presidential campaign will wrap up Saturday as incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and front-runner Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva hold rival rallies within spitting distance of each other.


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