In today’s issue: Bolsonaro and Trump to talk Venezuela, China. Brazil more aligned to the U.S. Stock market reaches historic milestone—then loses steam.
Bolsonaro and Trump to talk Venezuela, China
Today, U.S. President Donald Trump will meet Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro—dubbed the “Trump of the Tropics”—for the very first time. The leaders of the Americas’ two largest democracies are expected to focus their meeting on the crisis in Venezuela and China’s creeping influence in Latin America. Aides from both sides, though, have downplayed the possibility of major breakthroughs during this visit.