Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas


Brazilian presidential candidates speak after the first round sent the election to a second round that could shake Brazil's democracy.

REACTION: Brazil Heads to Runoff Election

The first-round vote ended with a margin much slimmer than expected between the main candidates, President Jair Bolsonaro and former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

General Freire salutes Bolosnaro during a celebration at Army headquarters in Brasilia.

The Imminent Election Crisis in Brazil

Still trailing in polls, Bolsonaro seems determined to stay in power. AQ’s editor-in-chief examines potential scenarios for the confrontation ahead.

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