Jair Bolsonaro

Bolsonaro Urges U.N. to Fight ‘Christophobia’: ‘Brazil Is a Christian Country’

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ended his remarks at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday with the declaration that Brazil “is a Christian and conservative country” and urging the world to fight “Christophobia.” 0…

Iran Boasts of Agriculture Deal with Brazil’s Bolsonaro

Iranian news agencies revealed on Wednesday that the country’s Agriculture Ministry would soon sign three memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with the government of Brazil. 0…
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When Women Lead Protest Movements

One of the most striking things about the prodemocracy protests in Belarus has been the outsize role of women. A woman, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, has emerged as the unlikely political challenger to longtime Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. Two of the country’s highest-profile opposition figures, who have…

Brazil: Rio de Janeiro Governor Removed over Healthcare Corruption Probe

Brazil’s top federal court, the Superior Court of Justice (STJ), removed Rio de Janeiro Governor Wilson Witzel from his office on Friday citing extensive evidence that he and wife Helena Witzel were involved in a kickback scheme with healthcare companies. 0…

Brazil’s Bolsonaro: ‘Fat-Ass’ Journalists More Likely to Die of Coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro advised journalists during remarks at an event with doctors on Monday that they have a lower chance of surviving a Chinese coronavirus infection because they are “fat-asses.” 0…

Brazil: Bolsonaro Tells Reporter ‘I Want to Stuff Your Mouth with Punches’

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro appears to have recovered from his bout of Chinese coronavirus with his combative spirit intact, as he threatened to punch a reporter in the face on Sunday in response to a question about possible links between his wife and a corruption…