Brazil's Bolsonaro says may appoint son as US ambassador

Eduardo, the third of the president's four sons, said he had yet to receive a formal offer but would accept the role.

published on : 12th July 2019

Thousands of pro-Bolsonaro protesters demand reforms in Brazil

The protests, organized by Bolsonaro's most radical supporters, are aimed at shoring up the ultraconservative government.

published on : 26th May 2019

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro posts obscene Carnival video, stirs anger

The Brazilian president posted a video of a street party showing a man touching himself sexually and lowering his head before being peed upon by another man.

published on : 6th March 2019

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro ill after surgery

Bolsonaro was stabbed by a mentally unstable lone assailant on September 6 while campaigning in a crowd in a street.

published on : 4th February 2019

Ex-Italian communist militant Cesare Battisti extradited, jailed after decades on run

Italy sent an aircraft to Bolivia to pick up Battisti awho was caught there nearly three decades after he was convicted of murder, setting the stage for a climax to one of Italy’s longest running saga

published on : 14th January 2019

In Jair Bolsonaro, Benjamin Netanyahu finds a kindred spirit

The Brazilian leader’s public backing of Israel and his outward antipathy towards the Palestinians mean, he is a reliable partner. 

published on : 1st January 2019

Brazil's president-elect and right-winger Jair Bolsonaro to take power amid high hopes and fears

A fan of U.S. President Donald Trump, the 63-year-old longtime congressman rose to power on an anti-corruption and pro-gun agenda that has energized Brazilian conservatives.

published on : 1st January 2019

Brazil to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

In interviews, Bolsonaro said Israel should have the right to decide where its capital is located, just as Brazil moved its capital from Rio de Janeiro to Brasilia in 1960.

published on : 2nd November 2018

Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro wants crusading judge in cabinet 

The far-right president-elect was swept to victory Sunday on a wave of anti-establishment outrage fueled in part by Moro's investigation into the large-scale looting of state oil company Petrobras

published on : 30th October 2018

Brazil enters new era with far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro

Markets reacted positively to the victory by the business-world favorite, who will take office on January 1.

published on : 29th October 2018

Fireworks and flags as Right-wing Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidential vote

Supporters flooded the streets outside Bolsonaro's home in Rio de Janeiro, letting off fireworks and waving Brazilian flags.

published on : 29th October 2018

Brazil votes with far-right candidate favorite

Outgoing President Michel Temer, himself implicated in corruption, is set to leave office on January 1 as the most unpopular president in Brazil's modern democracy.

published on : 28th October 2018

Three things to know about Brazil's presidential candidates

Here are three things to know about the candidates and their proposals:

published on : 28th October 2018

Facebook closes 'spam' pages, accounts helping Brazil presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro

If proved true, that would be a crime as businesses have been banned from financing electoral campaigns since 2015.

published on : 23rd October 2018

WhatsApp dirty tricks alleged in Brazil presidential race

Trailing leftist candidate Fernando Haddad accused the far-right frontrunner, Jair Bolsonaro, of 'illegal' electoral tactics.

published on : 19th October 2018
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