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An Heir to Brazil's Monarchy Enters the Political Ring

July 26, 2018

He arrived at a Turkish coffee house in a swank district of São Paulo looking very prince-like, with a navy-blue cardigan precisely draped over a freshly-pressed light blue dress shirt. Before pleasantries had run their course, Luiz Philippe de Orléans e Bragança launched into one of his favorite themes, sounding very much like Donald Trump as he commented about the recent influx of impoverished Venezuelans and Haitians into Brazil. “You can now come into our country without any documentation whatsoever,” he stated in perfect English, “and that creates tremendous havoc for security. If you...

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