Brazil’s Bolsonaro warns 2022 vote will be clean or canceled

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday ratcheted up assertions of potential fraud in next year’s presidential election, suggesting it could be canceled unless the voting system is reformed. “Either we do clean elections in Brazil, or we don’t do elections at all,” he told supporters in capital, Brasilia. For weeks, Bolsonaro has insistently cast doubtContinue reading “Brazil’s Bolsonaro warns 2022 vote will be clean or canceled”

Tens of thousands of Brazilians march to demand Bolsonaro’s impeachment

Protests in over 200 cities and towns in Brazil sparked by president’s handling of the Covid pandemic Tens of thousands of protesters have poured on to the streets of Brazil’s largest cities to demand the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro over his catastrophic response to a coronavirus pandemic that has claimed nearly half a million Brazilian lives.Continue reading “Tens of thousands of Brazilians march to demand Bolsonaro’s impeachment”

Bolsonaro’s approval falls to 24%, the lowest ever, says Datafolha poll

Only about 24% of Brazilians think the administration of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has been “good” or “great,” his lowest popularity rating since taking office in 2019 and down from 30% in March. Bolsonaro has been widely criticized for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, including for opposing lockdown measures, downplaying the severity of theContinue reading “Bolsonaro’s approval falls to 24%, the lowest ever, says Datafolha poll”

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Under Senate Investigation for Politicizing Pandemic, Failing to Obtain Vaccines

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro is under Senate investigation for politicizing the pandemic and failing to purchase vaccines, Brazilian news website UOL reported Sunday, according to the Associated Press. An investigation into the Brazilian government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic was launched by its Senate on Tuesday and could potentially lead to charges and impact Bolsonaro’s chances of re-election inContinue reading “Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Under Senate Investigation for Politicizing Pandemic, Failing to Obtain Vaccines”

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