Brazil navy uneasy with Bolsonaro's openness to U.S. base: supply

Chief of Staff Onyx Lorenzoni and far-right President Jair Bolsonaro want to sweep away the leftwing ideology of the Workers Party which ruled Brazil 2003-2016

Chief of Staff Onyx Lorenzoni and far-right President Jair Bolsonaro want to sweep away the leftwing ideology of the Workers Party which ruled Brazil 2003-2016

The newly elected President Jair Bolsonaro, who assumed office on January 1, is a far-right conservative from the Partido Liberal Social.

In the interview to the SBT network Thursday night, Bolsonaro said he is anxious about Russia's closeness with Venezuela.

Before becoming a politician, Mr Bolsonaro served in Brazil's military, where he was a paratrooper and rose to the rank of captain.

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Bolsonaro, who said he is a fan of President Donald Trump, said he supports USA policy with regard to opposing the "authoritarian regimes" of left-wing governments in Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua.

He said that "the only weighty voice speaking out against me is Iran". It remains unclear if Bolsonaro's government will rescind that recognition or continue to allow the Palestinian Authority to hold a diplomatic outpost in Brazil's capital.

Last December, Maduro denounced that the US Security Advisor, John Bolton, assigned missions to Bolsonaro to initiate "military provocations" in the southern border of Venezuela.

But the country's powerful agriculture sector is opposed to moving the embassy from Tel Aviv and angering Arab nations that buy billions of dollars worth of Brazilian halal or "permissible" meat each year.

"Israel is a sovereign state and we must respect it", Bolsonaro told Brazi's SBT.

Brazil's Justice and Public Security Ministry, led by popular former anti-corruption judge Sergio Moro, ordered the military police sent to Ceara at the request of Santana given the "urgent" nature of the threat.

Gangs across Brazil typically carry out such actions to spread fear and in response to police crackdowns on the streets or in prisons.

Although the cause of the spike is unclear it was reported that it is linked to stricter rules in state prisons, including cellphone signal blockers and an end to the policy of separating inmates according to gang affiliation.

Earlier yesterday, Bolsonaro stressed his desire for the quick passage of a bill to protect security officials and measures to open up competition in the banking sector.

"The legislative, executive and judicial powers have to make this commitment urgently", he tweeted.

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Critics argue those ideas only risk inflaming Brazil's violent streets and worsening Brazil's murder tally, almost 64,000 people in 2017, a record.

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