PBS NewsHour

Far-right populism rises in Brazil’s presidential election

Clip: 10/07/2018 | 4m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

Much like President Trump and other populist leaders around the world, a far-right candidate on Sunday was leading Brazil’s presidential election. Jair Bolsonaro, a former fringe candidate, surged ahead in recent polling after he was stabbed nearly to death by an adversary on the trail. For more, The New York Times Brazil bureau chief Ernesto Londoño joins Hari Sreenivasan from Rio de Janeiro.

Aired: 10/07/18

Rating: NR

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