Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro attacked the rival Workers Party (PT) and raised the prospect of voter fraud in an address on Sunday from his hospital bed in Sao Paulo, where he is recovering from an assassination attempt.6 comments
Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, in intensive care after being stabbed at a campaign rally, kept his first-round lead in an election opinion poll on Friday, but a leftist rival from the Workers Party (PT) made solid gains.36 comments
Brazilian markets ticked higher on Friday, bolstered by a new presidential election poll, sending the benchmark Bovespa index up more than 1% as the country's currency, the real, gained about 0.78%.Add your comment!
Brazil's currency closed at a record low of 4.197 to the US dollar on Thursday amid uncertainty and unpredictability surrounding next month's presidential elections. The previous record of 4.166 dated back to January 2016, during a two-and-a-half-year recession.Add your comment!
Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian far-right frontrunner for president, on Thursday was recovering from emergency surgery with no complications, but his running mate said his return to campaigning would be further delayed.Add your comment!
Tempers flared at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) on Thursday as it voted to back a Brazilian proposal which would safeguard whales in perpetuity, after a bitter debate. The biennial meeting of the 89-nation body passed the host country's “Florianopolis Declaration” which sees whaling as no longer being a necessary economic activity.Add your comment!
Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro underwent emergency surgery on Wednesday evening, according to a medical report released by the hospital caring for him.Add your comment!
Center-left populist presidential candidate Ciro Gomes vowed on Wednesday to reduce concentration in Brazil's banking sector if elected in October, warning that he would open the sector up to more foreign competition if necessary.Add your comment!
Center-left populist presidential candidate Ciro Gomes vowed on Wednesday to reduce concentration in Brazil's banking sector if elected in October, warning that he would open the sector up to more foreign competition if necessary.7 comments
Pollster Ibope released on Tuesday its latest vote intention survey for the different Brazilian candidates who will be disputing the first round of the presidential election next October 7, and they proved to be quite similar to those made public a day before by another significant pollster Datafolha.1 comment