This election may be the spark needed for a radical environmental politics.
Bolsonaro promised angry Brazilians he would transform their crisis-stricken country. But he didn't say how. Five Brazil experts examine his policies on crime, the economy, women, the Amazon and more.
Bolsonaro's election victory left Brazil fragmented
Our research shows how Brazil's business elite has influenced the course of politics in the country.
Jair Bolsonaro, a right-wing congressman and former army captain, is Brazil's next president, with 56 percent of votes. Critics see a threat to democracy in his scathing attacks on Brazilian society.
Jair Bolsonaro has very rightwing views likely to put a final nail in the coffin off Brazil's Africa moment spearheaded by former president Lula da Silva.
Women are fighting to tip the Brazilian election by using morals over politics.
As well as having dangerous social and political consequences, a Bolsonaro presidency would mark a massive shift for Brazil's economy, too.
The far right frontrunner promises a brazen anti-environmental strategy.
After four years of economic crisis and corruption, Brazilians have never trusted their government less. They showed their frustration Sunday, voting for two ideologically opposed candidates.
Brazil could see a return to the dark days of the military dictatorship.
A dejected public and a crowded, unpopular field of candidates make for an unhappy election.
Only a couple of months until the elections, the frontrunner is behind bars and the economic agenda of the next government is anyone’s guess.
Brazil's evangelical Christians are an increasingly powerful political force. These conservative, faith-based voters are now backing a divisive firebrand known for racist remarks for the presidency.
Leftist former President Lula da Silva is the clear favorite in Brazil's 2018 presidential race, leading his closest rival — a firebrand conservative — by 15 points. The only problem: He's in jail.
Can South America's biggest democracy run properly with a broken, corrupt political class seemingly unable to reform?
Some 60,000 Brazilians are killed each year, accounting for 10% of all homicides worldwide. As terrorised voters look to authoritarian leaders to impose order, Brazil's democracy hangs in the balance.
Proponents of inward-looking politics have demonstrated an impressive capacity to exploit the globalisation of the political sphere.
Things keep getting worse for South America's most populous nation and biggest economy. What is going on, Brazil?
The Olympics provide Brazilians with a welcome distraction from their country's fraught and bitter politics.