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BRAZIL

Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 2, 2022
Brazil’s Bolsonaro vows to follow constitution and orders transition to Lula
While stopping short of formally conceding defeat, the remarks are being seen as enough of a gesture to lay to rest lingering concerns about the transition of power.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 1, 2022
Trucker blockades in Brazil increase in wake of Bolsonaro election defeat
Video footage showed some truckers at roadblocks calling for a military coup to prevent leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva becoming president, as protests spread across part of the country.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 31, 2022
Lula narrowly wins Brazil’s presidency in stunning comeback
The vote signals a change in direction for Latin America's largest economy after a heated campaign that showed extreme polarization among the electorate.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Oct 29, 2022
Viagra, exorcism and lies: Brazil's testy final election debate
Far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and leftist ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva slung insults as they debated topics such as the economy, corruption and the Amazon rainforest.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Oct 25, 2022
LGBTQ football fans fight for safe space in Brazilian stadiums
Although almost all top Brazilian soccer clubs have at least one LGBTQ fan group, most of which emerged in the past decade, the vast majority keep their presence to social media.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Oct 20, 2022
Politics putting damper on World Cup fever in Brazil
Brazil's famous uniform has become politicized despite efforts by the Brazilian Football Confederation to keep the jersey apolitical.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Oct 19, 2022
Lionel Messi names France and Brazil as favorites to win World Cup
The 35-year-old forward cited both teams' experienced core groups of players as reasons to favor them in the 32-team tournament in Qatar.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Oct 12, 2022
Japan falls to Brazil in five sets at women's volleyball worlds
Tokyo Olympic silver medalist Brazil won on the back of a match-high 25 points by Gabi in a 2-hour, 18-minute contest.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 5, 2022
Indigenous Brazilians hope to turn page on Bolsonaro
A record 171 Indigenous candidates are running for state or federal office, vying to turn the page on what they say have been four catastrophic years for Brazil's native peoples.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 4, 2022
Brazil braces for ‘white-knuckle race’ between Bolsonaro and Lula
The contest promises to prolong what has already been a bruising battle that has polarized the nation and tested the strength of its democracy.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Oct 3, 2022
Brazil presidential race heads for runoff as Bolsonaro outperforms polls
Leftist challenger Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva took 48% to Bolsonaro's 44%, Brazil's electoral court said, with 98% of votes counted.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Oct 2, 2022
Bolsonaro vs. Lula: Brazil faces radically opposed options in divisive election
Historians say the election is the nation's most important in decades, with the health of one of the world's biggest democracies at stake.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Sep 28, 2022
Banana thrown at Richarlison as Brazil thrashes Tunisia
Head coach Tite's Brazil will head into its World Cup opener against Serbia on Nov. 24 on a 15-match unbeaten run, dating back to the team's Copa America final loss to Argentina last year.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Sep 13, 2022
Inflation is upending politics in the most unequal region on Earth
From Mexico to Brazil, persistently high inflation is widening the gap between rich and poor, stoking political upheaval that could be a foretaste of what lies ahead the world over.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 2, 2022
Brazilian man suspected of murdering wife and daughter confirmed to have fled Japan
Because Japan has not signed an extradition treaty with Brazil, the government may ask Brazilian authorities to prosecute the man under its law by providing investigation documents.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Aug 16, 2022
The forgotten virus: Zika families and researchers struggle for support
When Zika failed to rage globally, governments and institutions scaled back funding to study it, but researchers still don't know how it works.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 11, 2022
Jair Bolsonaro is stepping up radical rhetoric in run-up to Brazil election
At an agribusiness convention, he promised to further ease laws that restrict the ownership of firearms if re-elected in October and called on his supporters to arm themselves.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jul 20, 2022
Behind in polls, Bolsonaro is shunning his own campaign’s advice
Bolsonaro has insisted on talking about the possibility of fraud in the election, a topic that could cost him votes as many Brazilians interpret such remarks as anticipating a defeat.
Japan Times
WORLD / ANALYSIS
Jul 14, 2022
Lula in a flak jacket: Brazil on edge as political killing mars campaign
The death of a local party official was the most dramatic case this year of a rising tide of political violence in the world's fourth-largest democracy.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 11, 2022
Brazilian party official shot dead as pre-election violence escalates
Marcelo Arruda, a municipal guard and PT official, was celebrating his birthday party when Jorge Jose da Rocha Guaranho entered the event and killed him.

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