Brazil is Guest of Honor at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair. As the event's motto says, it's "A Land Full of Voices" ... and contradictions.
Jair Messias Bolsonaro, a far-right candidate and congressman, has launched an improbable campaign to win Brazil's presidency. He served in the military under the dictatorship and has hounded left-wing lawmakers since.
The German academic duo have been selected for cultural writings that have promoted "sustainable peace and understanding among the peoples of the world." They will be receiving the award at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
While there's a plethora of topics on the program for the Leipzig Book Fair, there's one thing on everyone's minds: the presence of right-wing publishers at the trade fair. Not a new subject, but a hotly debated one.
Belgium have reached the World Cup semifinals for the first time since 1986 after holding on to beat Brazil in a thrilling encounter. The Red Devils will now face France in the final four.
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