• How the stabbing of a leading Brazilian presidential candidate could reshape the election

    18 days ago - By Business Insider

    Brazilian far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro was stabbed in the abdomen during a campaign event Thursday.
    Bolsonaro is stable but will remain hospitalized for at least a week after a two-hour operation was performed to stop serious internal bleeding.
    In the hours following the attack in Juiz de Fora, Bolsonaro supporters predicted it would carry him to the presidency.
    It is unknown when he can get out again on the campaign trail and if his injuries will impede his ability to campaign.
    The stabbing of a leading Brazilian presidential candidate has the potential to reshape the election...
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