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Brazil's President Mounts Reelection Campaign

 President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro speaks during an event to launch a new register for professional workers of the fish industry at Planalto Government Palace (Andressa Anholete/Getty Images)
President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro speaks during an event to launch a new register for professional workers of the fish industry at Planalto Government Palace (Andressa Anholete/Getty Images)

In the vein of Donald Trump, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro told a group of Christian leaders last week that he sees three possibilities for his future: prison, death or winning the 2022 election.

Now he is calling his supporters to the country’s capital, Brasilia, and Sao Paulo for Brazil’s Independence Day on Tuesday

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley talks with NPR international correspondent Philip Reeves in Rio de Janeiro.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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