Tag: Jair Bolsonaro

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Bolsonaro government's approval dropped in seven capitals after the start of the electoral campaign. IBOPE (Brazilian Institute of Public Opinion and Statistics) data from the 26 cities compiled by news site G1 show...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In the past ten days at least three supra-partisan social movements were created in Brazil to protect what they claim is the country’s apparently shaky democracy. But the refusal of key left- and right-wing players...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The resignation of Brazil’s Justice Minister, Sergio Moro on Friday opened up possibly one of the greatest political crises faced by the government of Jair Bolsonaro. Moro, known as Brazil’s anti-corruption czar and the main...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The year of 2019 was the first year of Brazil’s right-wing Jair Bolsonaro’s presidency. Contradicting expectations, Bolsonaro did not soften his aggressive stance once he took office, and the Brazilian leader, his sons and cabinet...
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...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Widespread criticism swept through Brazil on Thursday after lawmaker Eduardo Bolsonaro, one of the sons of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, suggested that if protesters took to the streets against his father’s administration, the government could...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After eight years of judicial delays, the statutory limitations period has expired, and Bishop Edir Macedo, leader of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, can no longer be sentenced for charges brought against...
BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – Noting that the Amazon forest is known for being the "lungs" of the world, Brazilian Economy Minister, Paulo Guedes, believes that Brazil should "charge" other countries for the oxygen they use. Guedes, while visiting Manaus on...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A bill introduced last week by Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, to ease penalties on drivers who disobey traffic rules, has been receiving widespread criticism. Some of the harshest criticism has...



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