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SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government was taken by surprise on Monday morning, after US President Donald Trump announced he was restoring tariffs on steel and aluminum exports coming from the South American country. “Brazil and Argentina have been...
Opinion by Michael Royster São Paulo, SP – On April 10, Jair Messias Bolsonaro will commemorate (or perhaps just remember) his first 100 days in office as Brazil's President. It is customary for pollsters and pundits to analyze presidential performance...
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...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This weekend, Brazilian federal deputy (lower house representative) Eduardo Bolsonaro told reporters he supported a visa waiver for U.S. visitors going to Brazil that did not include a reciprocal visa...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In perhaps the most divisive election in Brazil's history, right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro has been elected the next president of Brazil, winning 55 percent of the vote over his leftist...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Most Brazilians stifled a yawn when they read or heard about U.S. President Trump’s (in)famous Executive Order barring entry to citizens of seven countries accused of fomenting terrorism abroad. After all,...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It is often said that there are more Brazilians in New England from the town of Governador Valadares in Minas Gerais, than there are in Governador Valadares itself. This is probably...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day as President of the U.S. was a holiday in Rio de Janeiro. The U.S. Presidential inaugurations, since 1937, have always been held January 20th, which happens to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to Jimmy Story, Consul General at the U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro, relations between the United States and Brazil should suffer no setbacks following the surprising U.S....

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