Gun Purchases Triple after Bolsonaro Promotes Relaxation of Firearms Regulations

Gun trade soars in almost two years of government with changes in laws, following the United States model. The arsenal is in the hands of radicals, expert alerts.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Entrepreneur Diego Brito, 33, leaves the shooting range pleased after 50 shots with his Glock. He practices every week with some of his 12 firearms. His passion and purchases have increased to such an extent over the years that this month he bought three more.

"But don't think that I left the store with them. I have to wait for all the bureaucracy. I will receive them within at least five months, sometimes it takes up to a year," he says at the Black Beard shooting club, one of the largest in the state of . . .

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