Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva was elected the next president of Brazil on Sunday 28 October. This is a major victory for da Silva and for Brazil. In the midst of years of fighting under the corrupt and oppressive regime of Jair Bolsonaro the Brazilian people have finally elected a leader who cares about them as well as their country. Da Silva has promised to enhance the economy, get rid of corruption and safeguard the environment. He also has pledged to ensure the rights of minorities, women and members of people of color, as well as the LGBTQ+ community. Brazil is taking a major step forward, and it is our hopes that da Silva can keep his word.
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was a winner over Jair Bolsonaro during Brazil’s presidential election. This is a major victory for the left in Brazil, and will likely mean significant changes for Brazil in the future.