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Brazil’s Bolsonaro maintains silence after Lula’s election victory

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, Oct 31 (Reuters) - President Jair Bolsonaro will not publicly address his defeat in Brazil's presidential election until Tuesday, a minister said, amid doubts over whether the far-right nationalist will accept the victory of his leftist rival Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Bolsonaro was holding off on making…
bubmag
October 31, 2022
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Bolsonaro hasn’t conceded to Lula. Is he following the Trump playbook?

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil and its president-elect, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the winner of Sunday’s election, woke up Monday to a question familiar to Americans: Will the loser concede? In the tightest presidential election in Brazilian history, following a bitterly fought campaign that deepened divisions in Latin America’s…
bubmag
October 31, 2022
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‘Our phoenix’: The astonishing comeback of Brazil’s Lula

Four years ago, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s reputation and political future were in tatters. After an unlikely rise from poverty to union leader to Brazil’s presidency, the man universally known as Lula had landed in prison. On Sunday – in yet another twist – Brazil’s voters chose him by…
bubmag
October 31, 2022
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Brazil election: Lula win hailed as victory for the Amazon

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who campaigned to protect the rainforest, narrowly beat Jair Bolsonaro in the Brazilian presidential election Society 31 October 2022 By Luke Taylor Supporters of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva celebrate as results are announced in Rio de Janeiro PILAR OLIVARES/Reuters Defenders of the Amazon rainforest…
bubmag
October 31, 2022