Trump considering attending ‘mega-rally’ in Brazil to endorse Bolsonaro’s re-election: report

On Friday, The Daily Beast reported that former President Donald Trump is considering getting involved in the re-election effort of far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro — out of gratitude for Bolsonaro being one of the only world leaders to stand by him as he promoted his “Stop the Steal” conspiracy theories around his own election loss. “ThisContinue reading “Trump considering attending ‘mega-rally’ in Brazil to endorse Bolsonaro’s re-election: report”

Bolsonaro supporters clash with police before major rally in Brasília

Violence erupts as rightwing activists attempt to break through blockade and force their way to congress Pre-dawn skirmishes have erupted between police and supporters of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, as rightwing activists tried to force their way towards congress before major pro-government rallies that have put Latin America’s biggest democracy on edge. Footage published by the Brasilia-basedContinue reading “Bolsonaro supporters clash with police before major rally in Brasília”

Bolsonaro supporters force entry into Brazil capital’s mall

Supporters of President Jair Bolsonaro broke through police roadblocks Monday night that had sought to prevent access to the capital’s central mall on the eve of a demonstration scheduled to coincide with Brazil’s Independence Day. The Federal District’s security secretariat said in a statement that officers had been deployed in an effort to control theContinue reading “Bolsonaro supporters force entry into Brazil capital’s mall”

Military display rolls into Brazil capital before tense vote

Brazil’s military staged an unusual convoy of troops and armored vehicles through the capital on Tuesday — an event announced only a day before and that coincided with a scheduled vote in Congress on one of President Jair Bolsonaro’s key proposals. Scores of vehicles and hundreds of soldiers paraded past the presidential palace as BolsonaroContinue reading “Military display rolls into Brazil capital before tense vote”

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