Jair Bolsonaro

Brazilian rapper warns of coronavirus danger in Brazil's slums

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 - 12:10 GMT

Brazilian rapper MV Bill added his voice to a chorus of criticism of President Jair Bolsonaro for downplaying the gravity of the new coronavirus epidemic in a video clip that urges people to protect themselves.

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he will visit China later this year

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 04:00 GMT

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday that he planned to visit China in the second half of this year.

Blow to Bolsonaro as Brazil top court judge reopens probe into his son

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 - 01:24 GMT

The Supreme Court decision, which can be overturned at a later date by the full panel of justices if Bolsonaro appeals, comes on the same day Flavio is sworn in as a senator, and as Brazil's new class of federal lawmakers begin the 2019 session.

Brazil's new President Bolsonaro vows to 'strengthen democracy'

Tue, 01 Jan 2019 - 07:48 GMT

Right-wing nationalist Jair Bolsonaro took office as Brazil's president on Tuesday, vowing to crack down on rampant political corruption.

Far-right Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidential race

Sun, 28 Oct 2018 - 11:39 GMT

Far-right lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil's presidential election on Sunday.

Brazil's Bolsonaro holds double-digit lead over leftist rival -poll

Sun, 28 Oct 2018 - 01:00 GMT

Brazil's far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro has maintained his double-digit lead over leftist rival Fernando Haddad.

Right-winger jumps to early lead in Brazil presidential race -results

Mon, 08 Oct 2018 - 03:00 GMT

Right-wing Congressman Jair Bolsonaro jumped to an early lead in Brazil's presidential election as the first votes were counted on Sunday.

Brazil exit polls point to wave of support for right-winger

Mon, 08 Oct 2018 - 02:30 GMT

Early exit polls in Brazil boosted hopes among supporters of right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro that he could defy projections and win a first-round victory.

Brazil poll shows far-right Bolsonaro beating leftist in run-off

Wed, 03 Oct 2018 - 01:40 GMT

Brazil's far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is polling ahead of leftist Workers Party rival Fernando Haddad.

Brazil election plunged into chaos by attack on far-right frontrunner

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 - 09:11 GMT

The run-up to a presidential election in Brazil plunged into chaos on Friday after a knife attack on far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro