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Jair Bolsonaro with Navy officers

The road ahead for Bolsonaro

Upon being elected, President Jair Bolsonaro expected to tackle Brazil’s most pressing issues, namely the causes and consequences of the country’s deep economic recession. But when the Covid-19 pandemic struck, his slow reaction to the threat sent his popularity ratings into a tailspin. He has now managed to regain some voter support, but given the challenges ahead, perhaps not for long.

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