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The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, said last Thursday he didn’t know “who the president of Cuba is at this moment”, in reference to Miguel Díaz-Canel, whom he also referred to as “dictator”, in spite of not knowing his name.
“I don’t know who the president of Cuba is at this moment, the dictator of Cuba, I don’t know who he is,” confessed the president in his traditional weekly transmission on social networks, in which the ministers of Science and Technology, Marcos Pontes, and of Infrastructure, Tarcisio Gomes de Freitas, also participated.
The president, a declared anti-Communist, also named some Progressive leaders of the region, such as Dilma Rousseff (Brazil), Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (Argentina), Evo Morales (Bolivia) and Nicolás Maduro (Venezuela).
Since taking power on January 1, 2019, Bolsonaro has been committed to the “fight against Communism” and has called the dictatorships of Cuba and Venezuela for what they are on several occasions.
The ruler affirmed that Ernesto “Che” Guevara, symbol of the Cuban Revolution, “only inspires marginalized people, drug addicts and the scum of the left,” on the same October 9th that marked the anniversary of the death of the Argentine guerilla.