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People watch the sunset in the Plaza del Cruzeiro during mass in Brasilia, Brazil as country surpassed 500,000 deaths from Covid-19. Photograph: Fernando Bizerra/EPA

Anti-government protesters took to the streets in cities across Brazil as the nation’s confirmed death toll from Covid-19 soared past half a million. (...)

In 2018 former president of Brazil Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was convicted of taking bribes from engineering firms in return for public contracts. File photograph: Miguel Schincariol/AFP via Getty

A majority of Brazil’s Supreme Court confirmed on Thursday a decision to annul criminal convictions against former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva(...)

Brazil’s justice minister Sérgio Moro arrives to give a press conference in Brasília to announce his resignation on Friday. Photograph: Eraldo Peres/AP

One of the most popular and powerful figures in Jair Bolsonaro’s far-right administration – the celebrity justice minister Sérgio Moro – has resigned,(...)

Alberto Fernandez with his running mate Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in Buenos Aires after winning Argentina’s presidential election. Photograph: Amilcar Orfali/Getty Images

Argentina is facing into a new cycle of economic turmoil after the populist Peronist movement swept back into power in elections on Sunday. Former mi(...)

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(...)

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