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⚠️ Bolsonaro and his ‘now-or-never moment’

📅 Good morning! We do not usually issue our daily briefings on public holidays, but it has become a tradition to do so on Independence Day — a date which has been hijacked by President Bolsonaro and used for putschist demonstrations.

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Bolsonaro has Brazil on edge again

Bolsonaro and his 'now-or-never moment'
Army paratrooper practices at Brasília’s Esplanade of Ministries ahead of Independence Day celebrations. Photo: Joédson Alves/EFE/Folhapress

Today marks the 200th anniversary of Brazil’s independence from Portugal, but there will be little in terms of national celebration. Instead, Jair Bolsonaro...

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