There is perhaps no greater admirer of Donald Trump than the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)
In fact he is often referred to as Trump of the Tropics. And like Trump, the Brazilian President is struggling to explain why his country is fast becoming one of the worst casualties of the virus.
Yesterday – and for the third day in a row – more than 1,000 people died.
The total number of deaths is nearly 27,000, and there are fears that the region’s largest country could see 100,000 more deaths by August.
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Its capital is Brasília, and its most populous city is São Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states and the Federal District. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas, as well as the most populous Roman Catholic-majority country.
Its Amazon basin includes a vast tropical forest, home to diverse wildlife, a variety of ecological systems, and extensive natural resources spanning numerous protected habitats. Brazil is classified as an upper-middle income economy by the World Bank and a newly industrialized country.
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Donald John Trump was the 45th President of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in Queens, a borough of New York City, and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School.