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What to Expect from the Trump-Bolsonaro Bromance

December 18, 2018

For the first time in decades, Brazil and the United States will find themselves strongly aligned politically. That alignment could be very significant for both countries. 

Brazil’s incoming President Jair Bolsonaro has long been an outspoken fan of the United States, and never more so than under the administration of Donald Trump. A recent visit to Washington by his son, Eduardo Bolsonaro, was notable for his wearing of a “Trump 2020” baseball cap around town. Brazil’s new president and Trump are bound to get along; their personalities and policy views will ensure that. But...

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