BRAZIL ELECTIONS – Corruption takes center stage at first electoral debate in Brazil

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Corruption accusations and social assistance programs for the poor took up center stage in the first debate Sunday between the candidates for the Oct. 2 presidential elections in Brazil.

The televised debate took place between the six main candidates, including former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, who are leading the polls and featured in the most tense clashes of the night.