Brazil Election

National Social Liberal Party presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters during a campaign rally in Brasilia's Ceilandia neighborhood, Brazil, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Brazilians go to the polls on October 7 to cast their vote for a new president. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

Venezuela’s Opposition Welcome Brazil’s Conservative President-Elect Bolsonaro

Prominent members of the anti-socialist opposition in Venezuela congratulated Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on Monday for his election victory this weekend. Bolsonaro made fighting socialism a pillar of his campaign policy, promising to cut financial ties with the dictatorship in Caracas.

Poll surge for right-winger spurs Brazil markets

Brazil: Conservative Frontrunner Gaining Support from Socialist Voter Base

Brazil’s conservative presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro appears to be gaining support from voters typically considered loyal to the socialist Workers’ Party (PT) and could now feasibly win enough votes to prevent a second round run-off, polls this week showed.