Andrew Downie

Lula faces an uphill battle in Brazil

He knows Bolsonaro is not going away

Lula da Silva celebrates with his wife [Getty]

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Andrew Downie
Andrew Downie is a Scots-born correspondent who has spent nearly 30 years in Latin America, much of them in Brazil. He currently divides his time between São Paulo and Madrid

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