Stories about Brazil from November, 2022
Bolsonaro and his supporters continue to undermine democracy after losing Brazil's election
Claiming they want to save Brazil from communism, Bolsonaristas have been protesting while refusing to acknowledge Lula's victory. Meanwhile, Bolsonaro and his party challenged the electoral system at the Electoral Court.
Brazil’s 2022 elections seen from Angola and Mozambique
Despite the distance between them, Brazil remains part of daily debate in Angola and Mozambique.
How football and politics are intertwined in a polarized post-election Brazil
The relationship of many Brazilians with their national team has been one to ponder and continues as Selecao enter the Qatar FIFA World Cup season
City raises Bolsonaro flag amid suffocating smoke from Amazon fires
Novo Progresso, in northern Pará state, is one of the municipalities with the highest number of forest fires and deforestation. It also has strong support for Bolsonaro, reports Amazônia Real.
WhatsApp postpones Brazil launch of new Communities feature until after elections
Initial media reports suggested WhatsApp's decision to withhold the launch was part of an agreement with the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE), with whom Bolsonaro has been at loggerheads due to his groundless remarks about fraud in the electoral system.
‘Values, lifetime fights can be lost. Democracy is at risk,’ says Brazilian writer Itamar Vieira Jr
Author of "Torto Arado," Itamar Vieira Júnior, declared his support for former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in the elections. He spoke to Global Voices about the importance of agrarian reform and environmental protections.
Lula elected president for the third time with a split Brazil to govern
Despite Bolsonaro’s attempts to win votes and challenge the voting system, Lula da Silva prevailed for his third term in a deeply split nation.