Coronavirus: Pandemic power plays in Brazil and the U.S.

Since the start of his rise from congressional backbencher to the presidency of Latin America’s richest nation, Jair Bolsonaro’s antics have always been compared to those of Donald Trump.While not a perfect nickname, Bolsonaro has often been referred to as the “Trump of the Tropics”, a comparison that he’s always welcomed and fueled himself. And Covid-19 has made the two far-right leaders even more alike.