Mariana Simoes

Mariana Simoes

Mariana Simoes is a Brazilian reporter and investigative journalist based in Rio de Janeiro.

Brazil Elections 2018

Far-right Bolsonaro widens lead on eve of Brazil's elections

Far-right former army captain widens lead over second placed leftist Workers’ Party candidate before October 7 poll.

Far-right Bolsonaro widens lead on eve of Brazil's elections

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Brazil: Youth struggle through economic crisis as election looms

Young Brazilians face battle to find employment in stuttering economy as presidential poll approaches.

Brazil: Youth struggle through economic crisis as election looms

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Brazil election frontrunner Bolsonaro skips final debate

Jair Bolsonaro opts for one-on-one interview aired during final presidential debate ahead of October 7 poll.

Brazil election frontrunner Bolsonaro skips final debate