Heated protests broke out in Sao Paulo after the country's senate approved a spending cap as part of an austerity drive that critics say will hit Brazil's poorest.
Jair Bolsonaro has almost done it in the first round of voting. Democracy is paving the way for an autocrat — a path that he might take to victory in three weeks. Brazil is headed toward the abyss, warns Francis Franca.
Brazilians have protested against controversial presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro. The country is deeply polarized ahead of October elections.
Jair Messias Bolsonaro, a far-right candidate and congressman, could well be the face of Brazil's next presidency. He served in the military under the dictatorship and has hounded left-wing lawmakers since.
They're furious and not going to take it anymore: Brazilian voters have had it with the corruption scandals that have plagued the country for years. With elections set for Sunday, the stakes are high.
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