Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas
President Lula is seen speaking during a meeting with Brazil's 27 governors after the riots in the capital Brasilia.

The Real Risks Facing Brazil After January 8

After the failed insurrection in Brasília, authorities worry about domestic terrorism and the loyalties of Brazil’s armed forces and police, writes AQ’s editor-in-chief.

Brazilian presidential candidates speak after the first round sent the election to a second round that could shake Brazil's democracy.

REACTION: Brazil Heads to Runoff Election

The first-round vote ended with a margin much slimmer than expected between the main candidates, President Jair Bolsonaro and former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

Brazil and Jair Bolsonaro: An Overview

This article is adapted from AQ’s special report on the Summit of the Americas. Click here for the full list of countries. Dubbed the “Trump of the Tropics,” the former army captain has been widely criticized for his handling of the pandemic and rising deforestation in the Amazon. He was elected on the promise of pro-market reforms, but few have … Read more

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