RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro invited renowned actress Regina Duarte on Friday afternoon to head up the federal government's Secretariat of Culture. The invitation was made by phone, on a call from the president himself. According to Bolsonaro's allies, Regina is to reply within the next few days.

Regina Duarte was invited to fill  the vacancy left by Roberto Alvim, fired on Friday after copying sentences from a Nazi speech in an official statement. José Paulo Soares Martins holds the interim position until the new secretary is selected.

A defender of Bolsonaro's government, the actress . . .

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