Bolsonaro takes office in Brazil, says nation ‘liberated from socialism’

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Brazil‘s newly inaugurated President Jair Bolsonaro said on Dec. 1 his election had freed the country from “socialism and political correctness,” and he vowed to tackle corruption, crime and…

  • BRASILIA – Reuters
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Bolsonaro, a former army captain turned lawmaker who openly admires Brazil‘s 1964-1985 military dictatorship, promised in his first remarks as president to adhere to democratic norms, after his tirades against the…

While investors hope Bolsonaro‘s free-market stance will  reinvigorate Brazil‘s economy – the eight largest in the world –  environmentalists and rights groups are worried he will roll back protections for the…

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