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Jair Bolsonaro, far-right lawmaker and presidential candidate of the Social Liberal Party (PSL), gestures during a runoff election, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo by Pilar Olivares/Reuters
Brazil elects far-right president, worrying rights groups

Jair Bolsonaro's victory moved Brazil, the world's fourth-largest democracy, sharply to the right after four consecutive elections in which candidates from the left-leaning Workers' Party won.

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Far-right presidential candidate wins first round in Brazil

Far-right, former army captain Jair Bolsonaro, who expresses nostalgia for Brazil’s military dictatorship, won the first round of its presidential election by a large margin Sunday, but fell just short of getting enough votes to avoid a second-round runoff against…

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