Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro has won a sweeping victory in Brazil’s presidential election. Mr. Bolsonaro won 55.2% of the votes cast against 44.8% for Fernando Haddad from the left-wing Workers’ Party.
Mr. Bolsonaro campaigned on a promise to eradicate corruption and to drive down Brazil’s high crime levels. His campaign slogan was “Brazil above everything, God above everyone”.
Source- Air World Service
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018:
- Brazil Capital: Brasília, Currency: Brazilian real.