Massive Protests Rock Brazil After Leftist Declared New President



A string of massive and widespread protests is rocking Brazil after Jair Bolsonaro was declared defeated by challenger leftist politician Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in a razor thin Oct. 30 run off election.

Reporting on Lula’s victory by CNN characterized the change of guard as “herald[ing] a political about-face for Latin America’s largest country, after four years of Jair Bolsonaro’s far-right administration.”