The official announcement could take place before Carnival
(ANSA) – BRAZIL, 07 JAN – The former Brazilian president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (2003-2010) – given a clear advantage over Jair Bolsonaro in the polls ahead of the October 2022 elections – could launch his presidential candidacy della Repubblica before the upcoming Carnival, scheduled for the end of February.
In principle, Lula would have formalized his candidacy in March, but could choose to do so between 10 and 12 February, coinciding with the commemorative events of the 42 years of his Workers’ Party (Pt, left), according to Lauro. Jardim, a columnist for the Globo group, who cited sources from the same Pt.
Earlier this week, the former ‘worker-president’ expressed his intention to cancel the labor reform and review some privatizations: statements received with concern by financial market sectors and investors.
According to the same sources, Lula will not announce the name of his possible deputy in February, despite ongoing talks with Geraldo Alckmin, former governor of the state of Sao Paulo for the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB, center) and his former opponent. politic. (HANDLE).