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Brazil withdraws offer to host UN climate change summit

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/2/2018 at 12:00pm

The last time we checked on Brazil, Jair M. Bolsonaro, the nation’s President-elect who is often referred to as the “Brazilian Trump,” announced plans to move the country’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Israel’s capital, Jerusalem.

Now, in the mode of the American President, Brazil is

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Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro: “we intend to transfer the Brazilian Embassy from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 8:05pm 11/1/2018 at 8:05pm

Jair M. Bolsonaro, the President-elect of Brazil and frequently referred to as the “Brazilian Trump,” had promised during the campaign to move Brazil’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Israel’s capital, Jerusalem. This was consistent with his strong pro-Israel stance.

There was speculation that he would back off the promise, as...

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‘Trump of Brazil’ Jair Bolsonaro Elected President

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 29, 2018 at 9:00am 10/29/2018 at 9:00am
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Jair Bolsonaro, known as the “Trump of Brazil,” has won the presidency in the runoff against former Sao Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad with 55.1% of the vote.

The ex-army captain has portrayed himself as an outsider, even though he spent 27 years in Congress.

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‘Trump of Brazil’ Wins First Round in Presidential Election, But Doesn’t Avoid Runoff

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 7:00am 10/9/2018 at 7:00am
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Former Army captain Jair Bolsonaro of the Social Liberal Party came out on top in the first round of presidential elections in Brazil over the weekend. However, he did not reach the needed 50% to avoid a runoff.

Bolsanaro received 46% compared to former Sao Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad’s 29%. Yes, despite...

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Brazilian election update: Bolsonaro stabbed, violence in the streets

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 7:30pm 9/8/2018 at 7:30pm
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Last week, I wrote a post on Brazilian election frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro, sometimes known as the Trump of Brazil. Now comes

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The coming Brazilian elections

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 2:00pm 9/2/2018 at 2:00pm
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Brazil is scheduled to have a general election this October, and this article about the current frontrunner in the Brazilian presidential elections, a man named Jair Bolsonaro, describes him as “far-right” and given to racist and misogynistic utterances:

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Brazil faces an ethical and cultural dilemma in dealing with Amazon tribes

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 7:00pm 6/12/2018 at 7:00pm
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“”Should Brazil keep its Amazon tribes from taking the lives of their children?” is the subtitle of a recent article in Foreign Policy. It describes traditional but still-existent customs of many Amazon tribes in Brazil that dictate kill...

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