Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro:  at a time when he is supposed to be enjoying his political honeymoon, his authority is already visibly diminished. Photograph: Adriano Machado/Reuters

Any new administration grappling with the reality of governing a country as large and complex as Brazil deserves some settling-in time. Newly appoint(...)

Far-right candidate for the Brazilian presidency, Jair Bolsonaro, speaks to journalists in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday. Photograph: Marcelo Sayao/EPA

Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that electoral victory was “within reach” and his campaign team said it ha(...)