A disciple of Brazil’s dictatorship moves closer to the presidency

FILE PHOTO: Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, shows a doll of himself during a rally in Curitiba, Brazil March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer/File photo

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – In 1993, Congressman Jair Bolsonaro strode to a podium in Brazil’s lower house and delivered a speech that shook its young democracy: He declared his love for the country’s not-so-distant military regime and demanded the legislature be disbanded. “Yes, I’m in favor of a dictatorship!” Bolsonaro, a former Army captain, thundered […]

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