Category: 2022 Brazilian Elections
2022 Brazil Election Standoff: Bolsonaro accusses Lula of massive corruption, Lula says Bolsonaro is destroying Brazil
Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro accused leftist rival Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of massive corruption—and drew accusations of “destroying Brazil” in return—as they faced off in their first election debate, reports FRANCE 24 ENGLISH.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and current President Jair Bolsonaro officially launched their campaign for the upcoming October presidential election, which has actually been going on for months, on Tuesday. At the same time, the deep division facing Brazil has come to light again, reports the French news agency AFP.
Al Jazeera English reports: With rival Lula leading in Brazils’ presidential polls ahead of Oct 2 elections, observers fear Bolsonaro will not accept defeat. In a survey by Brazil’s Datafolha late last month, the former union leader had an 18-point lead over Bolsonaro, with support from 47 percent of respondents compared with 29 percent for […]