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Brazil: a nuclear power? 

Good morning. The president’s son wants Brazil to have nuclear weapons. Bolsonaro faces his first national strike. Financial aid to states could backfire. Embraer posts BRL 160m in losses.

Brazil: a nuclear power?

Congressman Eduardo Bolsonaro—son of the president

and chairman of the House’s Foreign Affairs Committee—argued that Brazil should begin developing nuclear weapons. He said the country would be “taken more seriously” if it disposed of a more potent arsenal. In Mr. Bolsonaro’s words, Brazil could inspire fear in China or Russia—two of the world’s three biggest military powers.

Mr. Bolsonaro...

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