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Washington trip highlights strains within the government

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Washington trip highlights strains within the government

President Jair Bolsonaro arrived yesterday in Washington for his first official foreign visit since flopping at the World Economic Forum in January. He will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump tomorrow—and today he will take part in a meeting with businessmen. Meanwhile, seven of his cabinet members have their own commitments, trying to increase cooperation and investment between the two countries. So far, the trip has also exposed the strains within the administration.

On Saturday, Olavo de Carvalho—the “ideological guru” of...

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