Brazilian Lawmakers Go to Washington Seeking Support Against Bolsonaro

The Trump-Bolsonaro relationship is a 'threat to humanity, to the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the land we rely on', says progressive US lawmaker.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Seeking support from foreign officials from what they say are human rights violations by the government of Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, three Brazilian lawmakers have been talking to United States representatives in Washington DC this week.

The three representatives from Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies, Joênia Wapichana, Fernanda Melchionna and Erica Kokay, spoke to their US counterparts about the attacks committed by the current Brazilian government against the most vulnerable . . .

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