Canada issues terse statement after far-right candidate elected president of Brazil
Monday, 29 October 2018 Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland offered no words of praise today for Brazil's new president-elect — far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro — choosing instead to congratulate Brazilians on exercising their right to vote in a contentious election in South America's largest country.
Reuters reports that Brazil’s president-elect, Jair Bolsonaro, made a statement in a video released on Monday. He said that Brazil would again take the lead in ethanol production globally. This after the United States took over a few years ago as top producer.
Bolsonaro said in the video that was...