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The king welcomes Ana Paula Henkel to discuss the tight presidential election in Brazil to be held Sunday. It pits incumbent president Jair Bolsonaro against leftist ex-con and former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (a.k.a., Lula). This week, leftist judges shut down press freedoms for Bolsonaro supporters and the polling is very tight.
Ana is a conservative Brazilian political analyst now living in the US. Formerly, she played for Brazil’s National Volleyball Team and competed in four Olympic Games. She is the two-time world champion in beach volleyball, and won the bronze in 1996 in indoor volleyball. Ana’s commentary can be found in Revista Oeste and Jovem Pan. You can also find her on Twitter where she has 1.5 million followers.