Once an outsider mocked by fellow lawmakers for his far-right positions, constant use of expletives and even casual dressing, former army captain Jair Bolsonaro is taking office as Brazil’s president Tuesday.
Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro has appointed an ultraconservative philosopher to serve as education minister, apparently in a bow to his evangelical Christian backers.
President-elect Jair Bolsonaro announced Wednesday that he is naming an admirer of U.S. President Donald Trump to be Brazil’s foreign minister in the new administration.
Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro has often expressed admiration for Donald Trump and appears poised to follow the U.S. president in a radical overhaul of his nation’s foreign policy — a move that experts warn could ultimately isolate and hurt Brazil.
The judge at the center of Brazil’s sprawling investigation into kickbacks to politicians said Tuesday he would consider joining the Cabinet of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro if invited.
In the last public appearance by a Brazilian presidential candidate before Sunday’s vote, left-leaning Fernando Haddad warned voters that his far-right opponent’s proposals to fight crime would only increase violence.
Fernando Haddad is making a last-ditch effort ahead of Sunday’s runoff election to win over Brazilians who in previous elections cast ballots for former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
The runoff race for Brazil’s presidency is heating up with a battle over fake news.
Twenty-four years after parading through Brazilian streets while lifting the World Cup trophy, Romario is again dancing in the back of pickup trucks.
Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he would only accept the result of next month’s election if he wins, suggesting that any victory by a rival would be through fraud.