Divisive Brazil election careens into ‘dangerous’ polarization

By Brad Brooks and Anthony Boadle SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, Sept 19 : Brazil’s presidential campaign, already the most divisive since the end of military rule three decades ago, has become even more polarized, raising concerns about the future of the country’s democracy. Less than three weeks before the vote, polling shows that the middle has collapsed, […]

Divisive Brazil election careens into ‘dangerous’ polarization

By Brad Brooks and Anthony Boadle SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, Sept 19 : Brazil’s presidential campaign, already the most divisive since the end of military rule three decades ago, has become even more polarized, raising concerns about the future of the country’s democracy. Less than three weeks before the vote, polling shows that the middle has collapsed, […]

Brazil presidential candidate Bolsonaro has emergency surgery

By Brad Brooks and Anthony Boadle SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, Sept 13 : Brazil’s far-right and poll-leading presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro underwent a successful emergency surgery late on Wednesday to repair adhesions in his intestinal walls, according to doctors treating him. Bolsonaro was stabbed last week by an assailant as he was carried aloft by supporters in […]