Brazil’s outgoing President Michel Temer signed a decree Friday ordering the extradition of an Italian communist militant convicted of murder in his home country.
Brazil’s biggest newspaper said Wednesday that it has asked federal police to investigate threats against a journalist whose story alleged backers of the front-running presidential candidate bankrolled a fake news campaign.
Thousands of people took to the streets in Brazil Saturday to protest the candidacy of presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro, shouting “Not him!” which has become the rallying cry against the far-right former army captain.
Far right congressman Jair Bolsonaro is leading polls for Brazil’s October presidential election, but he has attracted widespread criticism for his controversial views — and his often impolitic way of expressing them.
The man suspected of stabbing Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro was moved Saturday to a prison in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul.
Brazil’s main leftist party said Saturday it’s sticking with former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as its presidential candidate even though the electoral court has thrown him off the ballot for an election just five weeks away.
Far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro picked an army reserve general Sunday to be his running mate for Brazil’s October elections.
Police say gunmen barged into a party and shot dead “a large number of people” in northeastern Brazil.