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In Brazil, Any Anti-Corruption Mandate Will Meet Political Obstacles

Oct 26, 2018 | 06:15 GMT
A picture showing Brazilians rallying against far-right populist presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in Sao Paulo on Oct. 20.

Brazilians rally against far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in Sao Paulo on Oct. 20. Bolsonaro is leading his opponent, leftist Fernando Haddad, in the polls. Both candidates promise to fight corruption if elected president on Oct. 28, but various obstacles will shape the next administration's anti-corruption policy.

(NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazil's right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro appears ready to ride an anti-corruption wave into power. Bolsonaro came only four points short of winning the presidency outright on Oct. 7. He now faces leftist Workers' Party candidate Fernando Haddad, who received 29 percent of the first-round vote, in an Oct. 28...

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