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The new President of Brazil was a right-wing politician Jair Bolsonaro. On last 28 October, the second round of the election, he defeated a candidate from the left Party workers by Fernando Addatom, reports Reuters.
Bolsonaro received 55.2 percent of the vote, his opponent is 44.8 percent. In the first round of the new President was also the lead.
After the victory of the politician in an address to the citizens promised to uphold the principles of democracy and rule the country in accordance with the Bible and the Constitution. At the same time he added that he wants to change the direction of the country. “We can’t continue to flirt with socialism, communism, populism and left-wing extremism, he said. — We will change the fate of Brazil”.
Bolsonaro also said that Brazil, when it will move closer to developed economies and not regional allies. Reuters notes that the new head of state — a great admirer of the US President Donald trump. TASS reports that the conservative policy is called “Brazilian tramp”. In addition, he makes statements about China, imitating the President of the United States, experts say.
After the elections in Sao Paulo clashed demonstrators supporting Bolsonaro, with the enemies of the future President of the country. Brazilians are afraid that the politician will resort to limiting human rights, civil liberties and freedom of speech.
The inauguration of the new President scheduled for January 1, 2019. The President of Brazil is elected for four years. Currently this position is occupied by Mishel Telmer, rising at the head of the country in August 2016, after the impeachment, announced Dilma Rousseff.
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