Brazil swears in far-right President Jair Bolsonaro

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Brazil has sworn in former army captain President Jair Bolsonaro, amid tight security. The far-right politician, an admirer of the country’s former military dictatorship, pledged to rid the country of “ideological ties.”

  • DW

Bolsonaro was sworn in as at president on Tuesday, promising to overhaul the country’s economy and bring about sweeping social change.

An aficionado of US President Donald Trump, Bolsonaro rose to power on a pro-gun, anti-corruption agenda.

Speaking in an address to the nation on Tuesday, Bolsonaro said, now that he…

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