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Bolsonaro stages military show of strength

Good morning! Today: Bolsonaro tries to intimidate lawmakers with the military. Uncertainties around the 5G auction. How the climate emergency will hit Brazil. And heavily-criticized electoral reform plans advance.

Tanks in the streets of Brasília

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Operation Formosa is an annual military training. Photo: Tn. Hyppólito/Navy

On the day the House floor is set to bury a proposal to reinstate paper ballots as a supplement to Brazil’s electronic voting system, the Brazilian Armed Forces will...

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