Jerusalem

Bolsonaro wants Brazilian embassy moved to Jerusalem

Far-right president-elect vows to fulfill his promise in an interview with Israeli newspaper 'Israel Hayom'.

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants Israel embassy moved to Jerusalem

Opinion

Bolsonaro, 'gender ideology' and hegemonic masculinity in Brazil

Jair Bolsonaro's rise to power marks the return of white, male, sexist and authoritarian politics in Brazil.

Mariana Prandini Assis

by Mariana Prandini Assis
- Ana Carolina Ogando

Mariana Prandini Assis

Opinion

Imagining a Bolsonaro Brazil

While Bolsonaro has offered no concrete political and economic plans for Brazil, I cannot but fear for our future.

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

by Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Latin America

Many uneasy about economy as Brazil elects Bolsonaro

Analysts say it won’t be easy for Jair Bolsonaro to put into practice many of his campaign promises.

Brazil Elections 2018

Profile: Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's far-right president

Former army captain rides wave of discontent over corruption, crime and economic downturn to win presidency.

Who is Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's new far-right president?

Brazil Elections 2018

Far-right leader Bolsonaro is Brazil's new president

Results give Bolsonaro a 56 percent share of runoff vote, comfortably ahead of centre-left opponent Fernando Haddad.

Brazil Elections 2018

Bolsonaro or Haddad? Brazil picks next president

Brazilians head to polls in closely-watched vote contested by far-right leader Bolsonaro and leftist rival Haddad.

Bolsonaro looks set to win elections in bitterly divided Brazil

Brazil Elections 2018

Will Brazilians elect a far-right president?

Bolsonaro's rise has come amid a backdrop of economic and political turmoil, corruption scandals and rising violence.

Brazil: Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro poised for victory

The Listening Post

Jair Bolsonaro and the future of Brazil's media

A look at 'fake news', social media and how a Bolsonaro victory could spell trouble for Brazil's mainstream media.

UpFront

Is Brazil's democracy under threat?

We discuss the rise of controversial presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro and whether he threatens Brazil's democracy.

Is Brazil's democracy under threat?

Brazil Elections 2018

'He means change': Brazil's low income Bolsonaro voters

Opinion polls say 35-40 percent of low-income voters may pick far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday.

'He means change': Brazil's low income Bolsonaro voters

Opinion

Brazil gearing up for its very own Duterte

Rhetorically, the likely next leader of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, is almost an exact replica of the the Filipino populist.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian

Podcast

Bolsonaro's Brazil

A political earthquake is shaking Brazil, and its young democracy is at stake.

Bolsonaro's Brazil

Human Rights

Who are the 2018 UN Human Rights Prize winners?

Asma Jahangir, Rebeca Gyumi, Joenia Wapichana and Front Line Defenders honoured by the UN for promoting human rights.

UN names Human Rights Prize winners for 2018

Latin America

Brazil election officials battle fake news on social media

Last week, Facebook was made to remove dozens of links to false stories targeting Fernando Haddad.