Brazil's presidential campaign kicks off amid violence fears

A man unfurls a banner with a message that reads in Portuguese: "The best president in the history of Brazil," emblazoned with an image of a younger version of Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is running for reelection, during a campaign rally at Cinelandia square, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File) A man unfurls a banner with a message that reads in Portuguese: "The best president in the history of Brazil," emblazoned with an image of a younger version of Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is running for reelection, during a campaign rally at Cinelandia square, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)

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