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23 Aug
President Jair Bolsonaro is a "cheap copy" of former US counterpart Donald Trump for his constant criticism of Brazil's election system, the rival running to replace Bolsonaro said Monday.
19 Aug
A new poll ahead of Brazil's presidential election in October shows former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva maintaining a significant lead over Jair Bolsonaro, but the right-wing incumbent is gaining ground.
15 Jul 2022
Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and leftist rival Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva have both taken to wearing bullet-proof vests to campaign rallies ahead of the October elections, with the candidates' security a major concern in an atmosphere of deep political polarization.
20 Jun 2022
The CEO of Brazil's state-owned oil company Petrobras, who has stayed in his post despite being fired by Jair Bolsonaro in May, resigned Monday after a new fuel price hike that enraged the far-right president.
27 May 2022
Brazil's former leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has gained ground against incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro ahead of the vast South American country's October election, and could even win in the first round, a poll out Thursday found.
15 Apr 2022
Counties that voted for Brazil's pandemic-skeptic President Jair Bolsonaro had substantially higher Covid-19 death rates than those that didn't, the authors of a new study said Thursday.
29 Mar 2022
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro decided on Monday to change the president of state-owned Petrobras, Joaquim Silva e Luna, amid strong pressure due to recurrent increases in fuel prices.
29 Mar 2022
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was admitted to a military hospital in Brasilia Monday to undergo tests after feeling unwell, local press reported.
14 Jan 2022
Brazil began vaccinating children aged five to 11 against Covid-19 on Friday after the move was approved despite objections from President Jair Bolsonaro.
9 Jan 2022
At least seven people were killed and three were missing after a cliff collapsed onto boats carrying tourists on a lake in Brazil, authorities said Saturday.
5 Jan 2022
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Wednesday he had been cleared to leave the hospital, two days after being rushed for emergency treatment of a partial intestinal blockage.
4 Jan 2022
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will not need surgery, his doctors said Tuesday, a day after the far-right leader was rushed to the hospital with a partially blocked intestine.

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