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Hundreds of candidates in Brazil election accused of corruption

Many politicians tied to Brazil’s worst corruption scandals are expected to be re-elected.

Brazil will hold presidential elections on October 7, and many candidates tied to some of Brazil’s worst corruption scandals are expected to be re-elected.

The country is a giant, both in physical size and economy, but has been struck by widespread corruption.

 

Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Maceio.