Eurasia Group | Brazil's brash, norm-breaking President Bolsonaro

Brazil's brash, norm-breaking President Bolsonaro

Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil's presidency with tough talk on crime and social issues and a promise to fight corruption and shake up old school politics. Six months in, has he broken the system, or has the system broken him?

Eurasia Group's Managing Director of the Americas Chris Garman and Brazil Associate Filipe Carvalho discuss Bolsonaro's agenda, political polarization in Brazil, and why the new president is known as the “Trump of the tropics.”

Read about Bolsonaro and Brazil in our Top Risks for 2019 report, and look at Politics in Pictures: a visual guide to Brazil.
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