"After the first round of the Brazilian election, Lula da Silva leads with 48.5% of the vote equating to over 57 million votes. This is the second best PT first round performance in history and gives Lula a strong lead going into the second round on October 30th."
During Labour Party conference, over a hundred activists joined speakers from across Latin America to express solidarity with the region's left movements.
"We’ve witnessed a disturbing rise in political violence against Lula’s supporters... we must do all we can to ensure that the results of the election are respected" - Jess Barnard
Brazil’s upcoming election is not just crucial for Latin America’s largest country, but one with significant ramifications around the globe - join Richard Burgon MP in showing solidarity with Lula.
Representatives from across the Labour movement including Jeremy Corbyn showed solidarity with Brazilian candidate Lula da Silva in a celebratory campaign launch in London.
"Bolsonaro is trying to destroy everything that was built since 1985 with the fall of the dictatorship." By Bia Ratton, PT Londres and Bermondsey and Old Southwark CLP. Since being elected in 2018, Bolsonaro’s far-right government has been the worst Brazil has experienced since becoming a democracy. He’s alienated huge swathes of the people who…