Jair Bolsonaro


Jair Bolsonaro hits out at Leonardo DiCaprio after actor makes plea over Brazil’s elections

Jair Bolsonaro has hit back at Leonardo DiCaprio after the actor called on young people in Brazil to vote in the country’s upcoming general election.“Brazil is home to the Amazon and other ecosystems critical to climate change,” the Hollywood star and environmentalist tweeted, alongside a link to information on how to register to vote. “What happens there matters to us all and youth voting is key in driving change for a healthy planet.”The Brazilian president, who has been widely criticised by environmental groups for cutting protections, replied with sarcasm. “Thanks for your support, Leo! It’s really important to have every...
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The US urges Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro to defend democracy in meeting with Putin

After Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro disregarded a U.S. request to call off his upcoming meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, the Biden administration still hopes the right-wing South American leader takes the opportunity to defend “democratic principles” in Moscow. Brazilian media reported that U.S. Secretary of State Antony...

Vladimir Putin meets with Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro amid Ukraine invasion fears

Vladimir Putin welcomed Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian president, for trade talks on Wednesday amid ongoing tension on the Ukrainian border. While many of Russia's meetings with Western leaders in recent weeks have featured a massive 20ft table, the pair were pictured in discussion over a much smaller desk.Mr Bolsonaro this week brushed off pressure from Washington and his own cabinet to cancel his trip to Europe, justifying the visit by saying it will be focused on trade, rather than politics. Click here to sign up to our newsletters.

Joe Rogan receives support from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro following Spotify controversy

There’s been a lot of controversy surrounding Joe Rogan but he has a supporter in Brazilian President Jair M. Bolsonaro. The Joe Rogan Experience is a polarizing podcast. The endeavor has been quite lucrative for Rogan, earning him a $100 million deal with audio streaming platform Spotify. The service reached over 406 million monthly users at the end of 2021 and many credit a good chunk of that to Rogan.

Lula: There will be no coup in Brazil when I defeat Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro does not have the "political strength" to pull off a coup or enough support to trigger a Trump-style insurrection, according to the favourite to defeat him in this year's crunch election. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, 76, the former Leftist president who was released from prison...

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro discharged from hospital

The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has been discharged from hospital, two days after being admitted with an intestinal obstruction, his latest health complication from a 2018 stabbing. “Being discharged now. Thank you all,” Bolsonaro posted on Twitter on Wednesday morning alongside a religious message and a photo of himself and...