After staging an unprecedented military parade in front of the Planalto Palace, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro was heavily criticized by his predecessor and electoral rival Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who said he wants to imitate Donald Trump.
Uruguay's president Jose Mujica and elected president Tabare Vazquez will attend the inauguration, on January first, of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff second consecutive mandate in Brasilia. The two leaders received an official invitation from the Rousseff administration according to Uruguay's official media.
President Dilma Rousseff said British interest in Brazil had come at the right time after her government announced last month a 66 billion dollars investment in road and railway building as part of a massive plan to upgrade her country's dilapidated infrastructure, which includes modernizing ports and airports.
Former Brazilian president Lula da Silva currently undergoing treatment for larynx cancer, returned on Tuesday to the political stage after three months of absence, for the inauguration ceremony of two new ministers from the cabinet of President Dilma Rousseff