Brazil’s Bolsonaro attacks Lula, Argentina, Venezuela, and communism in political speech

Former president Lula is eligible to be a candidate after a court ruling that annulled prison sentences against him and ordered new trials due to conflicts of jurisdiction.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro lashed out on Friday against leftist former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, as well as Argentina, Venezuela, and communism, in an speech while at a ceremony granting land to peasants.

With his mind already focused on the presidential elections of October 2022, in which he will seek re-election, Bolsonaro condemned Lula's intention to run again for the Presidency and, without mentioning him by name, alluded to a "thief who wants to be a candidate".

The allusion to Lula coincided with a new poll released on Friday, according to . . .

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