How Climate Became the New Culture War Frontline – POLITICO

How Climate Became the New Culture War Frontline – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Delegates landing in Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh for UN climate talks this week are a global elite bent on tearing down national borders, stripping individual freedoms and condemning working people to a life of poverty. The dark view is held by a number of far-right … Read more

With Bolsonaro tamed in defeat, Brazil steps back from the brink

With Bolsonaro tamed in defeat, Brazil steps back from the brink

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – In the run-up to Brazil’s presidential electionmany feared that a narrow result would be contested and spell the death knell for Latin America’s largest democracy. So far the worst fears have been averted, despite a nail-biting victory for former left-wing president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva over far-right incumbent Jair … Read more

Brazil’s roadblocks disappear as government transition begins

Brazil’s roadblocks disappear as government transition begins

SÃO PAULO – Truck drivers protesting Sunday’s election loss of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro slowly dispersed Wednesday, a day after the conservative leader’s government said the transition to a new government was ready to begin. As of Wednesday morning, there were 156 roadblocks installed nationwide by truckers, with hundreds more cleared since Sunday’s election, federal … Read more

Tucker Carlson makes Tucker-est claim about Bolsonaro’s defeat in Brazil’s election

Tucker Carlson makes Tucker-est claim about Bolsonaro’s defeat in Brazil’s election

On “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Tuesday, the host initially reported that far-right COVID-downing, Trump-like Bolsonaro was “narrowly defeated by his far-left, convicted-criminal opponent, Lula da Silva.” But then the conservative cable’s primetime face did a predictable U-turn, claiming, “the election is still going on” and “there are questions.” Da Silva was declared the winner. There is … Read more

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro promises to respect the constitution after losing the election

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro promises to respect the constitution after losing the election

SÃO PAULO—Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro vowed to respect the constitution on Tuesday after he lost the presidential election to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, ending a tense 45-hour silence in which he had refused to recognize the results despite calls from his allies to do so that. Sir. Bolsonaro did not comment on his loss … Read more

Bolsonaro supporters block Brazil’s roads for a second day as president refuses to accept election loss

Bolsonaro supporters block Brazil’s roads for a second day as president refuses to accept election loss

Rio de Janeiro – Truckers and other protesters blocked highways for a second day on Tuesday in support of President Jair Bolsonaro, who has not yet accepted his election loss to the leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. The country’s Federal Highway Police (PRF) reported more than 250 total or partial blockages in at least … Read more

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva wins Brazil’s presidential election over incumbent Jair Bolsonaro

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva wins Brazil’s presidential election over incumbent Jair Bolsonaro

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva wins Brazil’s presidential race over incumbent Jair Bolsonaro – CBS News Watch CBS News Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will be the next president of Brazil. He defeated incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro in a runoff election Sunday night, but Bolsonaro has yet to concede. Eric Farnsworth, vice president for the … Read more

Lula win revives EU trade hopes for Latin America – POLITICO

Lula win revives EU trade hopes for Latin America – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article “This is the result we had all hoped for.” Center-left European lawmaker MEP Kathleen Van Brempt captured the mood in Brussels on Monday as the EU breathed a diplomatic sigh of relief over leftist Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva’s victory in the second round of Brazil’s presidential election. … Read more

Brazil’s president remains silent a day after losing the election

Brazil’s president remains silent a day after losing the election

SÃO PAULO – A day after Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was declared the winner of Sunday’s election in Brazil, global leaders have congratulated the president-elect on his victory – from the United States and India to Russia and China. One was still missing: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. The 67-year-old former army captain, who said … Read more

Brazil’s boom years will be difficult to revive

Brazil’s boom years will be difficult to revive

Even after a close election, Brazil is one of the year’s rare market winners. But investors shouldn’t get too nostalgic for their days of crowing about “BRICs.” Brazil’s currency and stocks rose on Monday after Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva narrowly won the presidential election against conservative incumbent Jair Bolsonaro. Mr. da Silva, who previously … Read more