On October 30, 2022, Brazil witnessed an unanticipated tight election. The former left-wing President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva defeated his rival and the sitting President Jair Bolsonaro in a close race. Brazilians are set to have another Lula administration. In this interview with Maria Hermínia Tavares de Almeida, a popular Brazilian political scientist and scholar, we discussed this election and its implications for Brazil’s domestic and foreign policy and further its impact on the world.
Maria Herminia Tavares de Almeida
Senior Researcher, Centro Brasileiro de Análise e Planejamento (CEBRAP); Professor, Universidade de São Paulo
President and Founder, CGC