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Brazil Election: How Jair Bolsonaro Turned Crisis Into Opportunity

Brazil Election: How Jair Bolsonaro Turned Crisis Into Opportunity Image Jair Bolsonaro speaking to supporters on Sunday in a televised address from his home in Rio de Janeiro after he was declared the winner of the presidential runoff.CreditCreditLeo Correa/Associated Press By Ernesto Londoño and Manuela Andreoni Oct. 29, 2018 Leer ...

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Jair Bolsonaro, Far-Right Populist, Elected President of Brazil

Jair Bolsonaro, Far-Right Populist, Elected President of Brazil Video Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s newly elected president, is known for his offensive remarks about women, but his hard-line agenda on crime has spurred many to vote for him. We heard from women on both sides.Published OnOct. 28, 2018CreditCreditImage by Leo Correa/Associated Press ...

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Brazil Edges Toward Bolsonaro as a ‘Last Resort’ Leader

Brazil Edges Toward Bolsonaro as a ‘Last Resort’ Leader Image Brazilians waiting to vote in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, on Sunday.CreditCreditCarl De Souza/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Ernesto Londoño and Manuela Andreoni Oct. 8, 2018 RIO DE JANEIRO — By the time Brazilians were done voting Sunday, mighty power ...

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Brazil Museum Fire Leaves Ashes, Recrimination and Little Else

Brazil Museum Fire Leaves Ashes, Recrimination and Little Else Image The National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro on Monday, a day after it was ravaged by fire.CreditCreditMauro Pimentel/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Manuela Andreoni, Ernesto Londoño and Lis Moriconi Sept. 3, 2018 RIO DE JANEIRO — The ...

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A year later, Brazil town that spawned Zika struggles with virus

Dr. Alba Batista, a neurologist who heads the specialized microcephaly clinic at Pedro I, holds a child with microcephaly at a city-run picnic held for families whose children suffer from Zika-related illnesses.(Photo: Lucas Iberico Lozada, for USA TODAY) CAMPINA GRANDE, Brazil — On a recent Friday morning, Dr. Alba Batista conducted ...

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Is Leftist Era Fading in Latin America? Ask Colombia and Brazil

By SIMON ROMERO October 3, 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO — It was not a banner day for Latin America’s leftists. Colombia rejected a peace deal with Marxist rebels on Sunday, delivering a very public victory to the conservative former president who campaigned passionately against it. On the same day, voters in Brazil ...

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As ISIS Posts in Portuguese, U.S. and Brazil Bolster Olympics Security

By SIMON ROMERO and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT August 1, 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO — Worried about possible terrorist attacks at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s government is working closely with American law enforcement and intelligence services to identify threats and thwart potential disasters at the Games. Despite its notorious battles with violent crime, ...

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