Half of Dallas City Councilmen Reject Bolsonaro’s Visit

Events with the Brazilian president, who is to receive an award in Dallas on Thursday after withdrawing from New York, are stirring local politics.

By Arkady Petrov

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Half of the 14 Dallas city councilmen signed, on Tuesday afternoon, a letter opposing the visit to the city by the president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro.

Municipal councilors, as they are called in the United States, criticize the Brazilian president's positions on issues such as LGBT, indigenous, and black peoples' rights.

The arguments are analogous to . . .

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