LISTEN: Lula da Silva Defeats Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil Presidential Election

Pinheiros was straightened and stripped of its original vegetation between 1940 and 1950 during the industrialization in São Paulo. (Photo by Eugenia Álvares Affonso/BU News Service)

By Garrett Adamtsev
Boston University News Service

Brazilian citizens are reeling after this week’s election that saw the politician formerly known as Lula da Silva return to power and defeat right-wing incumbent Jair Bolsanaro by less than 2% of the vote. The results reflect Brazil’s growing resentment of Bolsanaro’s leadership. WTBU’s Garrett Adamtsev sat down with Sao Paulo native Andre Lima to discuss the country’s reaction to the change of leader.

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