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After his inauguration, Jair Bolsonaro makes the shape of a gun with his fingers—his trademark gesture.
After his inauguration, Jair Bolsonaro makes the shape of a gun with his fingers—his trademark gesture.

Boeing-Embraer Deal Approved By President Of Brazil

Simple Flying
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Ilan Goldfajn, president of the Central Bank of Brazil, speaks during a press conference in Brasilia, Brazil, on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. Seasonal dollar outflows related to corporate remittances, as well as domestic and international issues, are having an impact on Brazil’s real, Goldfajn told reporters in Brasilia. Photographer: Andre Coelho/Bloomberg
Ilan Goldfajn, president of the Central Bank of Brazil, speaks during a press conference in Brasilia, Brazil, on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. Seasonal dollar outflows related to corporate remittances, as well as domestic and international issues, are having an impact on Brazil’s real, Goldfajn told reporters in Brasilia. Photographer: Andre Coelho/Bloomberg
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivers a speech during the appointment ceremony of the new heads of public banks, at Planalto Palace in Brasilia on January 7, 2019. - Brazil's Finance Minister Paulo Guedes appointed the new presidents of the country's public banks. (Photo by EVARISTO SA / AFP) (Photo credit should read EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivers a speech during the appointment ceremony of the new heads of public banks, at Planalto Palace in Brasilia on January 7, 2019. - Brazil's Finance Minister Paulo Guedes appointed the new presidents of the country's public banks. (Photo by EVARISTO SA / AFP) (Photo credit should read EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)
Brazilian soldiers helping Venezuelan migrants carry their belongings as they were relocated to São Paulo, Brazil.
Brazilian soldiers helping Venezuelan migrants carry their belongings as they were relocated to São Paulo, Brazil.

The contradictions of Brazil’s foreign policy

The Economist
On New Year's Day, Jair Bolsonaro will be sworn in as president of Brazil. He's an admirer of Donald Trump, and his rise to power has created — and reflected — deep divisions among Brazilians.
On New Year's Day, Jair Bolsonaro will be sworn in as president of Brazil. He's an admirer of Donald Trump, and his rise to power has created — and reflected — deep divisions among Brazilians.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, right, and Vice President Hamilton Mourão stand for the national anthem Friday during a Brazilian Air Force ceremony in Brasilia.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, right, and Vice President Hamilton Mourão stand for the national anthem Friday during a Brazilian Air Force ceremony in Brasilia.
The sun rises over Guanabara bay and the Sugarloaf mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. Rio’s 32 Olympic venues are scattered among pockets of wealth and extreme poverty, along its famous Copacabana beach, and in neighborhoods where the murder rate is as much as eight times higher than in the U.S. Photographer: Dado Galdieri/
The sun rises over Guanabara bay and the Sugarloaf mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. Rio’s 32 Olympic venues are scattered among pockets of wealth and extreme poverty, along its famous Copacabana beach, and in neighborhoods where the murder rate is as much as eight times higher than in the U.S. Photographer: Dado Galdieri/
João Teixeira de Faria, pictured in Abadiânia, Brazil, on 12 December 2018. Prosecutors allege that Faria raped two of the women, and used fraudulent means to sexually abuse two others.
João Teixeira de Faria, pictured in Abadiânia, Brazil, on 12 December 2018. Prosecutors allege that Faria raped two of the women, and used fraudulent means to sexually abuse two others.
Gabriel Jesus celebrates the third of his four goals against Burton Albion.
Gabriel Jesus celebrates the third of his four goals against Burton Albion.
João Salgado, left, and Christopher Claro were among 30 couples married in a ceremony organized by the city of São Paulo.
João Salgado, left, and Christopher Claro were among 30 couples married in a ceremony organized by the city of São Paulo.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro greets generals during a ceremony at Brasilia's Air Base on Jan. 4, 2019.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro greets generals during a ceremony at Brasilia's Air Base on Jan. 4, 2019.
Indigenous people from various tribes dancing as they wait to deliver a letter to Brazil’s then President-elect Jair Bolsonaro in December.
Indigenous people from various tribes dancing as they wait to deliver a letter to Brazil’s then President-elect Jair Bolsonaro in December.

Obituary: John J. Jones (1/11/19)

Brazil Times
‘An ‘epidemic’ of goldminers have illegally invaded the territory of the Yanomami people to pillage its riches, bringing disease and death to the tribe.’
‘An ‘epidemic’ of goldminers have illegally invaded the territory of the Yanomami people to pillage its riches, bringing disease and death to the tribe.’
“Putting the system in order entails purging the system of a number of powerful actors,” said Juan Ernesto Villamayor, Paraguay’s interior minister.
“Putting the system in order entails purging the system of a number of powerful actors,” said Juan Ernesto Villamayor, Paraguay’s interior minister.
Cesare Battisti in 2015. He has been living in Cananéia, the southernmost city in São Paulo state, for years.
Cesare Battisti in 2015. He has been living in Cananéia, the southernmost city in São Paulo state, for years.

Why Walmart failed in Brazil

Last day to apply to attend Youth Ag Summit in Brazil

Farmer's Weekly

The radical agenda of Brazil’s new president

The Economist

Backing up Brazil's internet so Bolsonaro can't censor it

Columbia Journalism Review
The Yanomami tribe photographed by Claudia Andujar in 1974.
The Yanomami tribe photographed by Claudia Andujar in 1974.
Ricardo Salles, Brazil’s environment minister, was found to have altered an environmental plan to benefit businesses. A judge ordered him to pay a fine and suspended his political rights for three years.
Ricardo Salles, Brazil’s environment minister, was found to have altered an environmental plan to benefit businesses. A judge ordered him to pay a fine and suspended his political rights for three years.
A group of Cuban doctors head for the check-in at Brasilia’s airport, Brazil, to fly back to Cuba in November.
A group of Cuban doctors head for the check-in at Brasilia’s airport, Brazil, to fly back to Cuba in November.
An indigenous man lies on top of a Brazilian flag representing the natives killed in the struggle for their lands, next to a large red flag reading 'Indigenous Genocide, Demarcation now!' [File: Eraldo Peres/AP Photo]
An indigenous man lies on top of a Brazilian flag representing the natives killed in the struggle for their lands, next to a large red flag reading 'Indigenous Genocide, Demarcation now!' [File: Eraldo Peres/AP Photo]
In Pacaraima many Venezuelans sleep rough in makeshift camps
In Pacaraima many Venezuelans sleep rough in makeshift camps

The end of Brazil's More Doctors programme?

The BMJ

Brazil’s Media Prepares for War

The Brazilian footballer who never was

BBC News
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue speaks during a Cabinet meeting at the White House in October. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue speaks during a Cabinet meeting at the White House in October. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)
Temer, who leaves office on January 1, is under investigation for allegedly taking bribes in exchange for political favors [Adriano Machado/Reuters]
Temer, who leaves office on January 1, is under investigation for allegedly taking bribes in exchange for political favors [Adriano Machado/Reuters]

Brazil’s leadership on climate change

The Guardian
Opinion
Argo Santa Barbara cowboy rounds-up cattle in Xinguara, Para state.
Argo Santa Barbara cowboy rounds-up cattle in Xinguara, Para state.
President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, who takes power on 1 January, is famed for his loathing off Venezuela’s leader, Nicolás Maduro.
President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, who takes power on 1 January, is famed for his loathing off Venezuela’s leader, Nicolás Maduro.

Brazilian journalists gird for tough times under Bolsonaro

Columbia Journalism Review

'We've been forgotten': Brazil's Zika generation

Channel NewsAsia

Deforestation in Brazil’s cerrado falls

Mongabay.com

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's New President, Takes Office

NPR
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