On New Year’s Day, Brazil’s new president, far-right and ex-parachutist Jair Bolsonaro, assumed office. The election has provoked numerous questions: how should we perceive the nationalist movement in Brazil? Why do its supporters keep attacking women, black and indigenous people? And how will Bolsonaro’s presidency leave the Amazon Rainforest?
Henrik Brandão Jönsson is a free-lance journalist and Latin America correspondent for Dagens Nyheter. Henrik lives in Rio de Janeiro and has also written several books on Brazil.
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