Who is the future head of Brazil’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs?

Who is the future head of Brazil's Ministry of Foreign Affairs?
Ernesto Araújo and Jair Bolsonaro

President-elect Jair Bolsonaro announced on Wednesday his pick for the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 51-year-old career diplomat Ernesto Henrique Fraga Araújo, who has spent 28 of those years in public service. Since 2016, he has headed the U.S. and Canada department within the ministry. Mr. Araújo was reportedly a personal recommendation of far-right guru Olavo de Carvalho.

According to what Mr. Araújo has written, he is as anti-globalist as it gets. He considers that “globalism is the economic globalization that became controlled cultural Marxism.” He continues: “It is an anti-human...

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