Brazil President Praises Visa Waiver for U.S., Canada, Japan, and Australia

Following the announcement of the visa waiver, which starts on June 17th, online searches for flights to Brazil increased as much as 36 percent from the four countries, according to President Bolsonaro. In exchange for the visa waiver, the U.S. indicated it may include Brazil as eligible for the Global Entry program.

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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