Tag: Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro

The Latest: Brazil president still tests positive for virus

BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil’s government says President Jair Bolsonaro is still testing positive for the coronavirus following his July 7 announcement. The positive test Tuesday came after a follow-up check on July 15. The government says he remains in good health. The World Health Organization says the median […]

Bolsonaro backs down, for now, on controversial police chief pick

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro withdrew his controversial nomination of a family friend for federal police chief Wednesday after a Supreme Court judge stayed the appointment over allegations the far-right leader wanted to block sensitive investigations. However, an irate Bolsonaro vowed to appeal the judge’s ruling, overriding an earlier […]

Venezuela on agenda for Trump’s meeting with Brazil’s leader

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump would not commit Saturday to continue holding off on hitting Brazil with tariffs on imports of its aluminum and steel, saying “I don’t make any promises.” Trump commented in the presence of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who Trump was hosting for […]

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