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What to make of Bolsonaro’s UNGA speech

Good morning! Today, we analyze Jair Bolsonaro’s speech at the UN—and what Brazil’s Congress did while the president was away. Also, Petrobras lobbies against local content requirements. And a possible blow to Operation Car Wash. (This newsletter is for platinum subscribers only. Become one now!)

What to make of Bolsonaro’s UNGA speech

The scene was the United Nations General Assembly, but it might very well have been a provincial political rally. Despite speaking to representatives of 193 nations—not to mention the millions watching on television—Jair Bolsonaro delivered a speech filled with talking points that would only...

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