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Lion dancers perform during the Chinese New Year celebrations in Lima, Peru. Photo: Martin Mejia/Associated Press

Chinese immigrants have been coming to Latin America for hundreds of years. Their impact is seen through the region’s biggest Lunar New Year celebrations.

The 'Trump effect' reaches Brazil

 10/08/2018 - 11:04
Supporters of presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro of the Social Liberal Party (PSL) meet on Sunday, September 30, 2018 on Avenida Paulista in Sao Paulo (Brazil). Followers participated in an act of support for the far-right Bolsonaro, leader in the polls for the presidential elections in October in Brazil. EFE/Sebastião Moreira.

A new despotism, racism, homophobia, and a war against political correctness are all part of the presidential campaign of Jair Messias Bolsonaro, a former military officer who has garnered the necessary votes to reach the final stretch of the presidential elections in Brazil. The parallels with the U.S. president are such that the international community can’t help but draw a cause-and-effect relationship.


El Efecto Trump llega a Brasil

 10/08/2018 - 10:48
Simpatizantes del candidato presidencial Jair Bolsonaro del Partido Social Liberal (PSL) se reúnen el domingo 30 de septiembre de 2018 en la avenida Paulista, en Sao Paulo (Brasil). Seguidores participaron en un acto de apoyo al ultraderechista Bolsonaro, líder en los sondeos para las elecciones presidenciales de octubre en Brasil. EFE/Sebastião Moreira

El despotismo, la guerra contra la corrección política, el racismo y la homofobia son parte de la campaña presidencial de Jair Messias Bolsonaro, un ex militar que se ha hecho con los votos para llegar a la recta final de las presidenciales en Brasil. Los paralelismos con el presidente estadounidense son tales, que la comunidad internacional no puede sino dibujar una relación causa-efecto.