Far-Right President Bolsonaro Sworn in as President in Brazil

The 63-year-old far-right leader took office stating that his administration would construct a society with ‘no discrimination and no division’.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Vowing to bring Brazil together as a nation, Jair Bolsonaro was sworn in as the country’s 38th President on Tuesday, January 1st. In his first speech as President of the Republic, Bolsonaro pledged to restore traditional family values, respect all religions and govern for all Brazilians.

"Let's unite the people, value the family, respect the religions and our Judeo-Christian tradition, fighting the gender ideology, rescuing our values. Brazil will become a country free of ideological ties," said Bolsonaro during his Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?