What’s next for Brazil and Lula after the January 8 insurrection?

Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva gestures during a meeting with governors, at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil January 27, 2023. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Ted Piccone, a nonresident senior fellow in Foreign Policy at Brookings and also senior advisor with the World Justice Project, talks with host David Dollar about Brazil’s challenges facing President Lula after the January 8 insurrection in Brasilia by followers of outgoing President Bolsonaro. Discussion topics include economic conditions, protecting the Amazon, regional and global trade dynamics, Brazil’s role in BRICS, and China’s influence in the region.