Brazil’s new President Jair Bolsonaro (centre) waves a national flag while addressing supporters flanked by First Lady Michelle Bolsonaro and Brazil's new Vice-President Hamilton Mourao, during their inauguration ceremony at Planalto Palace in Brasilia on Tuesday. Photo: Agence France-Presse

‘Trump of the tropics’ Jair Bolsonaro sworn as Brazil’s president, declares war on crime and political correctness

  • An ardent admirer of US President Donald Trump, Bolsonaro has vowed to move this nation away from its left-leaning foreign policy
  • Bolsonaro is the latest of several far-right leaders around the globe who have come to power by riding waves of anger
Topic |   Americas

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Brazil’s new President Jair Bolsonaro (centre) waves a national flag while addressing supporters flanked by First Lady Michelle Bolsonaro and Brazil's new Vice-President Hamilton Mourao, during their inauguration ceremony at Planalto Palace in Brasilia on Tuesday. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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