Portugal to Present Literary Award to Brazilian Writer Chico Buarque, Despite Bolsonaro Demurrer

The Camões Literature Award is the most prestigious in the Portuguese language. The Portuguese Ministry of Culture is trying to be diplomatic after President Jair Bolsonaro declared that he will not sign the Camões Award diploma to writer Chico Buarque, a critic of Bolsonaro's government, until December 2026.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Portugal's Ministry of Culture is trying to be diplomatic after President Jair Bolsonaro declared that he would not sign the Camões Award diploma until December 2026, long after Brazilian writer Chico Buarque was awarded the prize.

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