By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Over the weekend, Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro took to social media to proclaim that the just-announced visa waiver for citizens of the U.S., Canada, Japan, and Australia has already produced measurable results in Brazil's tourism sector. The waiver is scheduled to take effect starting June 17th.

"As expected," the president exclaimed on Twitter, "an online travel platform has shown that the demand for foreigners interested in visiting Brazil has grown 36 percent after announcing the visa exemption for tourists from Australia, the United States, Canada and Japan."

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