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‘Tropical Trump’ Bolsonaro elected Brazil president

Former army captain Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil on Sunday, promising a fundamental change in direction for the giant Latin American country, the latest to take a turn to the right. Despite repulsing many with his open support of the torture used by Brazil´s former military regime, as well as remarks deemed misogynist, racist and homophobic, Bolsonaro managed to tap voters´ deep anger with corruption, crime and economic malaise. Official results gave the controversial president-elect 55.13 percent of…