Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva beat incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in the closest presidential election in Brazilian history. Lula had 50.8 percent of the vote while Bolsonaro had 49.2 percent. Lula was president from 2003-to-2010 and spent time in jail for corruption. Under Bolsonaro, soybean acres increased with more of the Amazon rainforest cut down. Lula has promised to reduce that trend.
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