Senate Committee Approves Bolsonaro’s Nominee as Brazilian Ambassador to USA

Nestor Forster's nomination will now undergo a vote in a Senate plenary session.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After undergoing assessment by the Senate's Foreign Relations Committee (CRE) on Thursday, February 13th, diplomat Nestor Forster was unanimously approved by the CRE to take over the Brazilian Embassy in the United States. Appointed last October by President Jair Bolsonaro, he has yet to pass the vote by the full Senate, which should take place next week, before Carnaval.

Forster - who now heads the diplomatic representation as chargé d . . .

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