Opinion: One Year of Bolsonaro in Brazil – Threats, More Arms Sales and a Still Sluggish Economy

Pardons for offenders in the police and military. Sympathies for circumstances of a military dictatorship obvious. Public flirting for using torture techniques.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The first year in office of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro did not end without further polemics and worrying statistics.

Most recently, the Brazilian National Federation of Journalists (FENAJ) published statistics according to which Bolsonaro allegedly launched at least ten attacks per month on professional journalists, the media and the press in general during his first year in office.

In addition, arms sales to private individuals have risen sharply, state security . . .

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