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Argentina inaugurates Javier Milei. How far to the right will he go?

BUENOS AIRES — Javier Milei, the libertarian economist embraced by far-right leaders around the world, was sworn in Sunday as president of Argentina, an office he won on promises to slash government spending and dramatically transform a country facing its worst economic crisis in two decades. Milei immediately broke from…
bubmag
December 10, 2023
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Bolsonaro declines to answer police questions in jewel scandal

Brazilian ex-president Jair Bolsonaro and his wife opted to remain silent Thursday as they faced questioning by federal police over allegations of trying to embezzle pricey jewelry and other official gifts from foreign countries. It was the fifth time the embattled far-right ex-army captain faced police interrogation since his term…
bubmag
August 31, 2023
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Homes of Bolsonaro aides raided in Brazil jewels probe

Updated 2 weeks ago · Published on 12 Aug 2023 8:20PM · Brazilian police raid the homes of Jair Bolsonaro allies accused of reselling gifts including jewellery from foreign dignitaries for the ‘illicit enrichment’ of the former president. – EPA pic, August 12, 2023. BRAZILIAN police raided the homes of…
bubmag
August 12, 2023
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Bills undermine Brazil’s environmental goals | Science

After 4 years of regression in Brazil’s environmental policies, the administration of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been trying to resume an environmental agenda (1). However, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies—led by Arthur Lira, a supporter of former President Jair Bolsonaro (2)—has recently approved a provisional measure (MP)…
bubmag
August 3, 2023
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Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fades from the spotlight

Brazil's former President Jair Bolsonaro prepares to speak to the press at a restaurant in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, June 30, 2023. Photo / AP Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is fading from the spotlight, showing the courts’ power over the electoral system and the political shortcomings of the increasingly powerless…
bubmag
July 23, 2023