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# Bolsonaro

Last month
August 2023
Hacker claims Bolsonaro asked him to hack into voting system ahead of 2022 vote
During yesterday’s hearing, Bolsonaro’s allies in the commission questioned the hacker’s credibility.
This year
Brazil court votes for barring Bolsonaro from politics for eight years
The former far-right president was being tried over alleged abuses of power.
Brazilian supreme court approves investigation into Bolsonaro over Congress riot
Bolsonaro claims Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was not voted into office, but rather was chosen by the Supreme Court and Brazil’s electoral authority.
Brazil's ex-president Bolsonaro tweets from Florida hospital days after failed coup attempt
Bolsonaro posted the photo showing himself in a hospital bed in Orlando, Florida receiving treatment for a years-old stab wound.
Brazilian far-right protesters storm congress
The protesters of supporters of former right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro, who lost reelection against a socialist opponent.
Last year
Outgoing Brazilian president Bolsonaro breaks silence on election loss
Bolsonaro has not spoken publicly since his narrow loss on 30 October.
Alleged Nazi salute at pro-Bolsonaro protest riles Brazil
Israel’s embassy called on authorities to ‘take the necessary measures to put a stop to such outrageous acts.’
Jair Bolsonaro yet to concede defeat or challenge Brazil’s election results
The outgoing Brazilian leader has repeatedly questioned the reliability of the nation’s electronic voting system.
Brazilians queue at Croke Park to vote in Presidential run-off
In a previous round of voting, over 70% of votes from Brazilians in Ireland went to leftist candidate Lula
Brazil's Bolsonaro addresses media as he's released from hospital
The president suffered an intestinal obstruction related to an abdominal stabbing in 2018.
All time
Brazil court rules that Bolsonaro should be investigated for 'vote fraud' claims
The Brazil president has long criticised electronic voting, introduced in Brazil in 1996.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro slams corruption probe with foul language
A Senate committee is investigating government vaccine purchases.
Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths
Many critics blame President Jair Bolsonaro’s attempt to minimise the disease as the reason behind the toll.
Brazil president rejects lockdown despite record Covid-19 death toll
Brazil’s Health Ministry registered 4,195 deaths yesterday.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro tests negative for coronavirus
Bolsonaro’s communications chief tested positive for Covid-19 after last weekend’s trip to the US during which both men met with Donald Trump.
Brazilian president apologises for telling reporter he had the 'face of a homosexual'
It sparked outrage among media outlets in Brazil.
G7 commits $20 million to Amazon as new fires flare up in world's largest rainforest
Aircraft have poured thousands of litres of water on the rainforest.
UN calls for protection of Amazon as Bolsonaro claims 'environmental psychosis' hampers Brazil
Official figures show nearly 73,000 forest fires were recorded in Brazil in the first eight months of the year.
'Tropical Trump' Bolsonaro elected president of Brazil
US President Donald Trump has congratulated Bolsonaro (63) who has pledged to govern “following the Bible and the constitution”.
Far-right candidate Bolsonaro wins Brazil vote but not outright victory
The former paratrooper was stabbed while campaigning in September.