Jair Bolsonaro Takes Oath As New President of Brazil

Jair Bolsonaro was sworn in as Brazil’s President in a ceremony at Brazil’s National Congress Building. Bolsonaro is a former Army captain and admirer of the country’s 1964-1985 military dictatorship. 

Bolsonaro, 63, was a seven-term fringe congressman who rode a wave of anti-establishment anger to became Brazil’s first far-right president since a military dictatorship gave way to civilian rule three decades ago. 

Source- The Livemint

Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:

  • Brazil Capital: Brasilia, Currency: Brazilian real. 

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