Jair Bolsonaro's Son Joins Steve Bannon's Nationalist Alliance
(Bloomberg) -- Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro’s son is joining former Donald Trump-adviser Steve Bannon’s Europe-based right-wing group, The Movement, as its representative in South America.
Eduardo Bolsonaro, a member of Brazil’s congress, will be leader of the populist-backing group in Brazil, “representing Latin American nations,” according to a statement issued Saturday by the group.
“We will work with him to reclaim sovereignty from progressive globalist elitist forces and expand common sense nationalism for all citizens of Latin America,” the younger Bolsonaro said in the statement.
Bannon’s Brussels-based The Movement is a loose allegiance of nationalist parties that was unveiled last year. They plan to launch at its first summit in Brussels later this month.
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