Brazil’s Bolsonaro faces backlash as sponsors ditch NY gala dinner

FILE PHOTO: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro attends a ceremony at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Delta Air Lines, The Financial Times and Bain & Co have pulled out of an event in New York honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the firms said on Thursday, as the South American leader faces blowback for racist and homophobic comments. Bolsonaro is due to be honored as the 2019 […]

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