Opinion: Could Brazil Become Another Venezuela?

That is the Curmudgeon’s worst fear, because he lived in Brazil during the worst years of the Brazilian dictatorship (1968-1970) and he knows the evil it did.

Opinion, by Michael Royster

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One of the rallying cries of the supporters of presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is that, if Brazil once again falls into the hands of Lula and Workers’ Party PT, who ruled the country from 2002 till 2013, Brazil will become “another Venezuela”.

That is rubbish.

In fact, the Curmudgeon believes that the danger of Brazil becoming another Venezuela is significantly greater if Bolsonaro and his ilk take power . . .

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