‘Brazil Is Doing Things Well, It’s Made a Turnaround’, Trump Says to Bolsonaro

US President Donald Trump praised his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro on Saturday while welcoming him to dinner at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of the main discussions between the presidents would be to adopt a tougher stance on Nicolás Maduro's chavista regime, the BBC reported. The US describes Venezuela as a funding state for terrorism and drug trafficking in the region, and has thus imposed a number of economic sanctions on the Venezuelan regime.

Since last year, Brazil, Colombia and the US have been pressing for Maduro's removal from power and have recognized opposition leader Juan Guaidó as acting president of Venezuela after he proclaimed himself head of state after accusing Maduro of election fraud . . .

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