The recent Halloween crowd surge in South Korea is a devastating tragedy that deserves our full attention, especially in matters such as public safety standards and regulations. However, another event that warrants our full attention is the fiercely contested presidential election of Brazil, the fourth-largest democracy in the world.
Polls should be closed now, and the results of the election–it looks like Lula won–could have a critical impact on the protection of the Amazon forest and the world’s fight against climate change. Hopefully, there will be a smooth transition of power and fewer unfounded claims of a rigged election.
目前選舉應已結束，選舉結果——看起來是魯拉（Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva）獲勝——可能對亞馬遜森林的保護以及全球對抗氣候變遷產生重大影響。希望權力能平穩過渡，而選舉操縱論等毫無根據的說法可以減少。
Read more on why the election affects you.
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Election results: https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2022-brazil-election/
Image source 圖片出處: https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2022-brazil-election/