In this week’s issue: The most important facts of the week. What do Brazil’s presidential candidates defend? After coalition, Geraldo Alckmin up by 4 points in São Paulo. Lula to challenge the Electoral Justice system once more.
The week in review
- Bolsonaro 1. Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro took part in a talk show on Globo News, Brazil’s leading news channel, on Friday evening and created discomfort for his hosts. For much of the time, Mr. Bolsonaro was blitzed with economy-related questions (to which he had very little to say). At one point, he admitted to the possibility of privatizing Petrobras (55% of Brazilians reject the idea, with 74% saying it shouldn’t be sold to foreign groups).