Opinion

Brazil’s 1989 presidential race: the ghosts of elections past

Brazil’s 1989 election presidential race
1989: Brazil’s first democratic election since the 1960s
Brazil’s 1989 election
1989 presidential race: democracy was back after 21 years

Once upon a time, Brazil was facing political polarization between right and left, with the government discredited due to economic recession and corruption scandals. The presidential elections were disputed by several candidates in a close race, marked by instability. It may sound a lot like 2018 – but in fact, I am describing...

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