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Bolsonaro's at inauguration ceremony with Dragões da Independência

President Bolsonaro: The Perfect Storm That Might Steal Away Brazil’s Democratic Future

This week’s inauguration of Brazil’s far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro has dominated political analysis worldwide. ...

Ibama official looking at tree felled illegally. Photo: Ibama

Brazil Does a U-turn on Environmental Policy and Sides with Big Farmers

Environmental issues have figured prominently in Brazil as of late, and the Brazilian Forest ...

Brazilian President-elect Jair Messias Bolsonaro

Brazil’s President-elect Is No Trump. He Was Even a Hugo Chávez Admirer

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s president-elect, is sometimes referred to as the Brazilian Trump (Economist, 2017), ...

Brazilian president, general Ernesto Geisel, parades in an open car in Brasília, in 1968

Brazil Military Afraid Closeness to President-elect Bolsonaro Might Hurt Its Reputation

Brazilian President-elect Jair Messias Bolsonaro is a former paratrooper; his vice president, Hamilton Mourão, ...

President-elect Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) attends worship at Atitude Baptist Church alongside his wife, Michelle Bolsonaro, in Rio de Janeiro

Bolsonaro Is the President. What’s Next? All Might Change on His Whim

The controversial right-wing populist Jair Bolsonaro has been elected Brazil’s new president with 55% ...