The friendship policy between Jair Bolsonaro and Donald Trump could be greatly diminished. The us president has banned Sunday the U.s. entry to travelers from Brazil, became the second country most affected by the pandemic coronavirus, announced the White House. The non-Americans were made in Brazil during the 14 days preceding their application to enter the United States will not be accepted, says a press release of Kayleigh McEnany, the spokesman of the american presidency.

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The trade is not concerned by these measures. “Today’s decision will ensure that foreigners who went to Brazil did not become a source of contamination additional in our country,” she said. Donald Trump regularly imposes restrictions on entry into the country.

An ally at least for the United States ?

With nearly 350,000 confirmed cases, Brazil is now the second country most affected in the world after the United States. It has officially registered over 22 000 deaths. But the figures might be largely under-evaluated. The president of the brazilian Jair Bolsonaro is a political ally of Donald Trump and his manner impetuous and aggressive to express themselves has been called the ” Trump tropical “.

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As the u.s. president, Jair Bolsonaro has downplayed the pandemic of sars coronavirus, comparing the disease to a “small flu” and claiming that the containment measures were unnecessary with the largest economy in Latin America.

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