Brazil moves closer to banning Huawei from 5G auction

The Brazilian government has decided to a U.S.-led initiative that is a direct effort to block Huawei involvement in telecoms networks

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Since the beginning of the election campaign in the U.S. — which culminated in the victory of challenger Joe Biden — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has made several attacks toward the Democratic president-elect. The most recent of these occurred on Tuesday, when Mr. Bolsonaro used a threatening tone toward the future occupant of the White House — despite not having publicly recognized the defeat of incumbent president and ally Donald Trump.

“Recently, we witnessed a major candidate for head of state saying that, if I don’t stop fires in the Amazon, he will raise trade barriers against Brazil. And how...

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