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Brazil’s Bolsonaro suffers first defeat in Congress

02 February, 2019 10:17 am 10:17 am

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s lower chamber handed right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro his first defeat in Congress, the day before his government presents its most important legislative proposal to rein in a gaping budget deficit and spur growth. The house voted overwhelmingly to suspend an executive order by the Bolsonaro government that altered Brazil’s freedom of … Read More



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Brazil inaugurates far-right firebrand Bolsonaro as president

01 January, 2019 11:45 pm 11:45 pm

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Right-wing nationalist Jair Bolsonaro, who has vowed to crack down on political corruption, violent crime and ignite a moribund economy with deregulation and fiscal discipline, was sworn in as Brazil’s president on Tuesday. The former Army captain and seven-term fringe congressman rode a wave of anti-establishment anger to became Brazil’s first far-right … Read More



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Brazil far-right candidate Bolsonaro in serious condition after stabbing

09 September, 2018 8:34 am 8:34 am

JUIZ DE FORA, Brazil (Reuters) – The leading candidate in Brazil’s presidential election is in serious but stable condition after being stabbed by an assailant at a campaign rally, doctors said, pushing an already chaotic campaign into further disarray. Far-right firebrand Congressman Jair Bolsonaro, a controversial figure who has enraged many Brazilians for years with … Read More



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