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Supporters of Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro celebrate his victory at the Paulista Avenue, in Sao Paulo. Photograph: EPA/Fernando Bizerra

Brazil’s president-elect, the far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro, has promised to defend the country’s constitution and unite a bitterly divided elec(...)

Brazil’s presidential candidate for the Workers Party Fernando Haddadd speaks about the results of the general elections in Sao Paulo on Sunday. Photograph: AP

A far-right former army captain has won the first round of Brazil’s presidential election by a surprisingly large margin but fell just short of gettin(...)

Jair Bolsonaro, presidential candidate with the Social Liberal Party, gestures next to an electronic voting booth before voting in general elections in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, October 7th Photograph: Silvia Izquierdo/AP

Early exit polls in Brazil yesterday boosted hopes among supporters of right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro that he could outperform recen(...)

Mexico’s presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador: followers describe him in quasi-religious terms and detractors dismiss as Mexico’s populist “tropical messiah. Photograph: Ulises Ruiz/AFP/Getty Images

Millions of Mexicans will head to the polls on Sunday in a watershed election that is almost certain to see a silver-haired leftist who has vowed to t(...)

Mexico’s presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, standing for the coalition “Juntos haremos historia”, waves to supporters during the closing rally of his campaign at the Azteca stadium in Mexico City on Wednesday. Photograph: Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Getty Images

What’s the story and what is at stake? Latin America’s second largest economy will go to the polls on Sunday to choose its next president and a new c(...)

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva: Biggest vote getter for the Workers Party.   Photograph: Patricia Monteiro/Bloomberg

Brazil’s year of political uncertainty gets under way on Wednesday when an appeals court will decide whether to uphold the conviction for corruption o(...)

Corruption charges: Brazil’s former presidents Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff are both accused of bribery. Photograph: Igo Estrela/Getty

The former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has been formally charged for the first time in the South American country’s three-year-old investigatio(...)

 President Dilma Rousseff testifies on the Senate floor during her impeachment trial  in Brasilia, Brasil. Senators will vote in the coming days whether to impeach and permanently remove her from office. Photograph: Igo Estrela/Getty Images

A defiant president Dilma Rousseff warned Brazilians on Monday that her conservative opponents were trampling on democracy by using trumped-up charges(...)

Brazil’s finance minister Henrique Meirelles:  is staking his leadership on stabilising the economy and stemming an alarming rise in public debt. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

An ambitious constitutional amendment to freeze budget spending would cut the uncertainty over public finances that is the root cause of Brazil’s deep(...)

Mossack Fonseca’s office in Panana. The firm has branches in Hong Kong, Miami, Zurich and more than 35 other places around the globe . The firm is one of the world’s top creators of shell companies, corporate structures that can be used to hide ownership of assets.

A massive leak of documents exposes the offshore holdings of 12 current and former world leaders and reveals how associates of Russian President Vlad(...)

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