BRAZIL

Bolsonaro entrusts Africa foreign ministry department to novice

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (L) with South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa in Osaka, Japan, 28 June 2019.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (L) with South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa in Osaka, Japan, 28 June 2019. © Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin/Reuters
Inside the Brazilian foreign ministry, numerous voices are calling for the country's foreign policy to once more focus on Africa. However, President Bolsonaro has just appointed Ana Paula Simoes Silva, who has no experience on the continent, to head the dedicated department. [...] (345 words)
Issue dated 07/07/2022 Reading time 2 minutes

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