Canada Presidential in Brazil: official start of the electoral campaign for the Lula and Jair Bolsonaro
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© AP - Ben Curtis Elections General in Kenya, August 9, 2022: in an Oltepesi primary school polling station in Nairobi. It's voting day in Kenya. The 22.1 million Kenyan voters are called to the ballot box to elect the successor of Uhuru Kenyatta. The ballot promises to be tight between the two main candidates, William Ruto and Raila Odonga. And the pressure is great on the Kenyan electoral commission, the IEBC.
This is the official start of the electoral campaign in Brazil. In the center, there will be two big favorites: Lula against Jair Bolsonaro. A dozen other candidates seem to be on figuration next to these two candidates.
With our correspondent for São Paulo, Martin Bernard
The two favorites have already been crisscrossing the country for several weeks to go into contact with voters, but the official campaign, with meetings and distribution of leaflets, is only authorized from This Tuesday, August 16. The television spots will not be broadcast until August 26.
Brazil: Election campaign in the rainforest
The government wants to asphalt a gravel road, which alerts conservationists. They hope that Lula will be elected president in October - and that the Amazon gets a chance. © Mauro Pimentel/AFP in the Amazon area, despite all protests, the deforestation is progressing. Conservationists fear that the planned expansion of another street could only serve to fell even more rainforest.
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Presidential in Brazil: Bolsonaro launches his campaign by a call to young this former Captain of the army
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In Brazil, a high -risk presidential election
© Andre Penner in Sao Paulo, Thursday, a man brandishes a sign where one can read "outside Bolsonaro". Since the election of Donald Trump and his assault on the Capitol four years later, we know that our democracies, which we thought was educated of the errors of the past, are not immune to a coup or madness.
Lula Da Silvacorruption in 2017 covering its political rights, this leader - which were very finished - will try to be elected to the supreme function, twelve years after leaving power.
Lula remains perceived as "near the people" and is always very loved, especially in the poor northeast regions. But he is just as fiercely hated by part of the Brazilians.
In Brazil, a petition to preserve democracy collects a million signatures
© Reuters - Amanda Perobelli The petition for the rule of democratic law is read within the enclosure of the law of São Paulo, August 11 2022. This text occurs less than two months from the elections, while President Bolsonaro is precisely threatening not to respect the verdict of the ballot boxes. The text was proclaimed in public by lawyers in several cities in the country. With our correspondent for São Paulo, Martin Bernard "State of democratic law".
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Lula formalizes his presidential candidacy to "rebuild" BrazilIf all opposes these two candidates, Jair Bolsonaro and Lula should meet at the end of the day to attend the taking of the new president of the Electoral Superior Court: Alexandre de Moraes, who is often targeted by Jair Bolsonaro who asked without success his dismissal
last year. He will come back to him to ensure the smooth running of the elections. A task that promises to be difficult, in a boosted atmosphere.(and with AFP)
“I was quite uncomfortable”: Caroline Roux marked by the last presidential campaign .
© Olivier Borde / Bestimage “I was quite uncomfortable”: Caroline Roux marked by the last campaign Presidential in an interview published this Monday, August 15 in Télé Magazine, Caroline Roux returned to the last presidential campaign and explained the reasons why she had felt uncomfortable. This Monday, August 15, The journalist Caroline Roux spoke during an interview published in Télé Magazine.