Bolsonaro Cancels Trip to NYC “in the Face of Resistance and Attacks”

He was to receive an award as the 2019 Person of the Year from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce for his role in fostering and advancing the U.S.-Brazil relationship.

By Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro canceled a trip to New York Friday after several big sponsors pulled out of an event where he was to be honored.

In April, the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce named Bolsonaro 2019 Person of the Year, inviting him to take part in a gala dinner in New York the following month.

The chamber rented space at the American . . .

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