US strongly looking at NATO membership for Brazil – Trump
19 Mar, 2019
Bolsonaro made an unusual trip to the CIA headquarters yesterday, the first day of his trip to the US during which he hopes to articulate a pro-US stance and to expand trade ties and diplomatic cooperation.
Brazil’s president was one of the first to throw his support behind Venezuela’s pro-US opposition leader Juan Guaido after Trump declared support for him in January.
Ahead of Bolsonaro’s trip, a senior Trump administraion official touted the “historic remaking” of the US-Brazil relationship to McClatchy.
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Nostalgia for coups past? Brazil’s Bolsonaro visits CIA before Trump on first US trip
18 Mar, 2019
Bolsonaro’s visit was not published on his agenda and members of the press were barred at the door while the president and his justice minister, Sergio Moro, hobnobbed with the spooks at the agency’s Langley HQ.
Moro, as Ben Norton pointed out on Twitter, led Operation Car Wash – the “money laundering investigation” that resulted in former President Dilma Rousseff’s replacement with the US-linked Michel Temer.
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