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Biden pledges $60m to stormproof Puerto Rico during visit
The US territory has been frequently battered by hurricanes but is often overlooked by the federal government when it comes to aid

Coral Murphy Marcos in New York

03, Oct, 2022 @11:00 PM

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Biden pledges support to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico: ‘All of America is with you’ – as it happened
President tours damage from Hurricane Fiona two weeks ago while Democrats and Republicans fight over handling of Ian – follow the latest

Gloria Oladipo in New York

03, Oct, 2022 @8:02 PM

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Brazilians shocked as Bolsonaro’s strong election showing defies expectations
Far-right president forces second round after closely trailing Lula, disappointing those who had hoped to turn a page on his influence

Tom Phillips in São Paulo

03, Oct, 2022 @5:43 PM

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Why did the Brazil election pollsters get Bolsonaro’s vote so wrong?
One expert says many surveys overrepresented poor voters, and far-right supporters may just not respond

Jon Henley

03, Oct, 2022 @4:32 PM

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Brazilian left celebrates election wins for trans and Indigenous candidates
Successes in congress as progressive standard bearer Lula is favourite to defeat Bolsonaro in second round of presidential vote

Andrew Downie in São Paulo

03, Oct, 2022 @3:44 PM

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Young people demand climate justice in run-up to Cop27 UN talks
Activists from global south demand recompense for damage from countries most responsible for crisis

Sandra Laville

03, Oct, 2022 @10:20 AM

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Brazil election: why was Sunday’s result so disappointing for the left?
Closer than expected result in first round of voting means Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Jair Bolsonaro face runoff

Archie Bland

03, Oct, 2022 @9:19 AM

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Brazil election: ex-president Lula to face Bolsonaro in runoff
Brazilians will go to the polls again after former president won the first vote but failed to secure a majority over the incumbent

Tom Phillips and Andrew Downie in São Paulo and Ana Ionova in Rio de Janeiro

03, Oct, 2022 @9:12 AM

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Monday briefing: Bolsonaro is down in Brazil’s election – but not out
In today’s newsletter: Brazilians will go to the polls again after leftist former president Lula won the first vote but failed to secure a majority over far right incumbent

Archie Bland

03, Oct, 2022 @5:59 AM

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Brazil’s Lula headed for run-off with Bolsonaro – as it happened
This blog is now closed. You can read our full story on the results at the link below:

Helen Sullivan

03, Oct, 2022 @3:44 AM

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Brazil election 2022: live results from the presidential race
Incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and former president Lula will go to a runoff election at the end of the month after a tighter than expected first round result

Seán Clarke

03, Oct, 2022 @12:35 AM

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Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva: the former shoe-shine boy hoping to reclaim Brazil’s presidency
The country’s first working-class president seeks to return to power after corruption scandals and a jail term

Tom Phillips in São Paulo

02, Oct, 2022 @10:06 PM

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