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Bolsonaro gives up on international popularity

Today, a look into the Jair Bolsonaro UN speech and his international reputation. Growing optimism among industries. And a Supreme Court stalemate that harms Petrobras.

Is Bolsonaro’s international reputation beyond repair?

President Jair Bolsonaro’s 14-and-a-half-minute speech at the 75th United Nations General Assembly had a different tone from his 2019 address. One year ago, the Brazilian leader positioned himself in defiance to what his supporters call the “globalist order.” This time around, Mr. Bolsonaro seemed much more defensive and interested in addressing some of the world’s concerns around Brazil. But once again, his words seemed more targeted at his own...

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