RIO DE JANEIRO Thirteen years ago, a Brazilian general named Augusto Heleno led hundreds of United Nations troops into a Haitian slum to bring a powerful gangster to heel.
Brasilia Brasilien steht nach dem Wahlsieg des ultrarechten Jair Bolsonaro vor einem radikalen Wandel.
BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO Far-right lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil's presidential election on Sunday, promising to clean up politics, shrink the state and crack down on crime, in a dramatic swing away from the left in the world's fourth-largest democracy. | Video
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's leading presidential candidate vowed to defend freedom of the press after his tirades against the media and reports of his supporters attacking journalists raised fears that civil liberties might suffer if he is elected.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 12 Shortly after describing
the media as "trash," Brazilian far-right presidential
front-runner Jair Bolsonaro turned around and called journalists
"friends" and pledged to defend a free press, as he courts
centrist voters ahead of a run-off election.
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday he would stick to his hardline agenda on guns, crime and graft in the second round of the election on Oct. 28, alarming senior statesmen and human rights advocates alike. | Video
RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA Luzia Amaral took a long hard look at Brazil's presidential candidates, and eventually settled on far-right Jair Bolsonaro, viewing him as the only option to prevent the return of the leftist Workers Party (PT) in this weekend's vote.
RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA, Oct 3 Luzia Amaral took
a long hard look at Brazil's presidential candidates, and
eventually settled on far-right Jair Bolsonaro, viewing him as
the only option to prevent the return of the leftist Workers
Party (PT) in this weekend's vote.
SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Brazil's major cities on Saturday in women-led protests against far-right presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro, who flew home after weeks in hospital recovering from a near-fatal stab wound. | Video
RIO DE JANEIRO Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Chevron Corp on Friday led big bets by oil majors seeking to clinch key stakes in Brazil's coveted offshore oil play, shrugging off concerns over presidential elections that have cast a pall of uncertainty over the industry.