Lula becomes president of Brazil

In just three years Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has gone from prisoner to elected president.

Wins Brazil's presidential election on Sunday after being jailed on corruption charges

Received 50.9% of the vote, compared to 49.1% for Bolsonaro

Da Silva will take the oath of office on January 1.

Bolsonaro says former US President Donald Trump served as an army captain during a military dictatorship

Da Silva and Bolsonaro went to the first round of the presidential election on 2 October with only 11 candidates

Da Silva has promised to raise the minimum wage and kickstart the economy, which was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil

The Canadian prime minister said in a tweet that he looked forward to working with the leader on protecting the environment