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Brazil Elections 2018: Polls, Candidates, Results Time

"Bolsonaro is a Brazilian version of Trump," Allana Ferreira, a Brasilia-based journalist told Newsweek. She explained that many people think Brazil needs someone with "a strong hand" to remove the current political class.

Brazil: Police Call for Charges Against Lula

The investigation into the popular ex-president forms part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe into political kickbacks from contracts at state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA.