Brazil’s Haddad wishes Bolsonaro ‘good luck’ on Twitter

Left-leaning defeated Brazilian presidential candidate Fernando Haddad takes a more conciliatory tone with far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro, wishing him “luck” and “success” through Twitter. The runner-up earlier refused to congratulate Bolsonaro. IMAGES of Fernando Haddad’s tweet

Haddad supporters and opponents protest in Sao Paulo

Supporters of Brazilian presidential candidate Fernando Haddad brandish flowers and books in answer to far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro’s call to arm the population, while Haddad opponents bang pots in protest, outside the leftist’s voting station in Sao Paulo. IMAGES

Clowns, dialogue in Rio to sway voters to Haddad

Haddad supporters and Brazilians against far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro dress as clowns and march in the streets of Rio, others hand out pamphlets, or start conversations with strangers, all in an effort to sway voters in favour of Haddad, just two days before the presidential election.

Brazil: Haddad rails against far-right rival Bolsonaro

Left-leaning Brazilian presidential candidate Fernando Haddad accuses his rival Jair Bolsonaro of being an ‘anti-human’ that ‘needs to be swept off the face of the earth’, after the far-right front-runner to win 28 October-polls told supporters in a video message that the country’s socialists would be banned or jailed if he won the presidency.

Bolsonaro and Haddad supporters rally for their candidates

Military police forms a barrier to separate the supporters of Brazilian presidential rivals, far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro and leftist candidate Fernando Haddad, in a stand-off as they rally two weeks before the second round of voting, on Sao Paulo’s Paulista Avenue.

Brazilians torn between Bolsonaro, Haddad for second round

A deeply polarized Brazil stands at a political crossroads as the bruising first round of the presidential election left voters with a stark choice in the run-off between far-right firebrand Jair Bolsonaro and leftist Fernando Haddad.

Cheers from Haddad camp after Brazil second round announced

Supporters of leftwing Fernando Haddad cheer and shout after a TV presenter announces the results of an exit poll after the first round of presidential elections in Brazil, which suggested there would likely be a second round runoff between Haddad and far-right Jair Bolsonaro. IMAGES

Haddad addresses supporters in Brazil after Lula quits race

Brazil’s jailed ex-leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva taps his running mate Fernando Haddad to replace him on the ballot in next month’s presidential election, bowing out of the race after he was barred from seeking a new term.