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Tens of thousands of Brazilians flooded into the streets of the large cities in the country on Saturday to demand President Jair Bolsonaro’s impeachment. The Brazilian leader’s popularity has hit the lowest point of his time in office, according to a new poll.
Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, a standard-bearer of the Latin American left and a political force in Brazil, was released from jail pending appeals Friday, cutting short a long corruption sentence that prevented him from contesting the last presidential election.
Brazilian authorities have launched a major operation to capture scores of inmates who escaped from a detention center in the country's north during a prison riot in which nearly 60 people were killed.
A Brazilian policeman has confessed to killing the Greek ambassador upon the request of the envoy’s Brazilian wife, who had a love affair with him.