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Far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil in a sweeping triumph which could transform the face area of Latin America’s democracy that is biggest

Until recently, the army-captain-turned-congressman that is former a fringe right-wing vocals in Brazilian politics. On Sunday, Bolsonaro won 55.1 % of this vote in front of their left-wing opponent, Fernando Haddad, and had been declared Brazil’s president that is next.

Bolsonaro is called “the Trump of this tropics, ” but his fans would like to call him “the Legend. ” He has got already been referred to as the “the many misogynistic, hateful elected official into the democratic world”. Their appeal is continuing to grow as Brazilian voters grew sick and tired of increasing crime prices, government corruption scandals, plus a recession that is economic no end up in sight.

Bolsonaro has freely praised the country’s brutal former armed forces dictatorship and stated so it must have killed 30,000 more people—“If several innocent individuals die, that’s alright”—and even devoted their vote to impeach Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff to an army colonel accused of torturing 500 left-wing dissidents. (more…)