The far-right front-runner in Brazil’s presidential race plans to put foreign policy in the hands of a diplomat who has praised the nationalist agenda of U.S. President Donald Trump that has shaken the global order, an adviser to the candidate said.
The Falkland Islands Government and the British Embassies in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Chile announce the winners of the 2018-2019 student competition to visit the Falkland Islands.
A new Latam airlines flight originating in Santiago with a stop in Sao Paulo and nonstop to Tel Aviv thereafter has been announced to start operating December 13.
After getting out of its most severe recession in history in 2017, Brazil remains in a state of economic malaise, notching up a mere 1% of growth last year, with public debt forecast to snowball from 77% of GDP to 140% by 2030, according to the World Bank.
Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro has promised to continue his country's participation in the Mercosur trading bloc but says he will move it away from “ideology”.“The Mercosur has value but it was disfigured by the PT (Brazil's Workers' Party)”, Bolsonaro said at a press conference in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. “I won’t abandon the Mercosur but it won’t continue to be guided by ideology”, he added.
The two presidential candidates who will square off in Brazil's runoff this month are calling for an end to politically motivated violence. Numerous cases of violence were reported in the week before the first round of voting on Sunday and have been ongoing since then. The second round of voting is scheduled Oct. 28.
A survey published Thursday places far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro 13 percentage points ahead of rival Fernando Haddad for Brazil's October 28 presidential runoff.
The chief economic advisor to Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s far-right presidential front-runner, is being investigated over accusations of fraud tied to the pension funds of state-run companies, federal prosecutors revealed on Wednesday.
Chilean President Sebastián Piñera Tuesday welcomed Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro's economic plan and explained it is what the largest economy in the region needs.
Brazil's far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro turned his party from a footnote in a crowded Congress into a national powerhouse on Sunday, underscoring a seismic shift in Latin America's biggest nation as voters raged against the political establishment.