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‘Trump of the Tropics’: How Brazil’s President Came to Power

‘Trump of the Tropics’: How Brazil’s President Came to Power

Update: 2019-03-2039
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President Trump welcomed Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, to the White House on Tuesday. We look at the back story of Mr. Bolsonaro, whose campaign tactics, incendiary rhetoric and brash style have earned him the nickname “Trump of the tropics.” Guest: Ernesto Londoño, the Brazil bureau chief for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

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‘Trump of the Tropics’: How Brazil’s President Came to Power

‘Trump of the Tropics’: How Brazil’s President Came to Power