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2018: The Year Bolsonaro Captured Brazil's Presidency

Dec 26, 2018 | 07:30 GMT
Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro (L) and Defense Minister General Joaquim Silva e Luna attend the launch ceremony of the Brazilian Riachuelo Class Submarine at a navy base in Itaguai city, Rio de Janeiro state, on Dec. 14, 2018.

Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro (L) and Defense Minister General Joaquim Silva e Luna attend the launch ceremony of the Brazilian Riachuelo Class Submarine at a navy base in Itaguai city, Rio de Janeiro state, on Dec. 14, 2018. After defeating all comers, Bolsonaro will take charge of Latin America's largest country on Jan. 1, 2019.

(MAURO PIMENTEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Anger at crime and corruption catapulted right-wing lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro to victory in October. As he prepares to take office on Jan. 1, 2019, here's a look back at Brazil's -- and Bolsonaro's -- past 12 months. ...

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