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Bolsonaro’s popularity boost tied to temporary benefit

Today, Bolsonaro faces a dilemma following new polls. Brazil to lift restrictions on foreign nationals. And a new chapter of Rio’s political debacle.

Bolsonaro’s approval reaches new heights

A new poll by renowned pollster Ibope shows that 40 percent of Brazilians believe Jair Bolsonaro is doing a ‘good or great’ job as president. This was the first nationwide poll carried out in Brazil through in-person interviews since the pandemic started — which makes it more comparable to surveys from before March 2020. 

Why it matters. A boost in his approval ratings certainly gives the president more political muscle —...

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