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Bolsonaro on Her Majesty’s service

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Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro will travel to London this weekend to attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, scheduled for Monday. He will then fly to New York for the United Nations General Assembly — at which Brazil traditionally gives the opening speech.

Far behind in the polls and at risk of losing to former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in a landslide, Mr. Bolsonaro was never one for protocol. So why would he waste precious days of potential campaigning for a trip abroad?

The answer could lie in how, under the Bolsonaro administration, Brazil and the United Kingdom…

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