30 Oct 2022

Tensions rise as voters go to the polls in divisive Brazil election

In Brazil a clash of political titans reaches a climax tonight in the second round run-off between far right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and former leftist President Lula.

The two men offer polar opposite visions of the future of the country. The campaign has turned ugly, and at times violent, only serving to further divide a country already deeply polarised.

Our foreign affairs correspondent Secunder Kermani reports from Sao Paulo.