Pompeo Says Cooperation with Israel Over Syria, Iran to Continue
03 January, 2019, 00:24 | Author: Lucy Floyd
In a ceremony marked by pomp and high security, Bolsonaro will formally take over from center-right Michel Temer, who succeeded Rousseff but made little headway with needed fiscal reform and ended up Brazil's most unpopular leader ever.
"Congratulations to President [Bolsonaro] who just made a great inauguration speech", Trump wrote on Twitter.
Former congressman Bolsonaro, whose views were once considered to be at the fringe of mainstream politics, has promised to end policies that protect criminals. "Today, criminals are freer to go about armed than good people who respect the law", said Ze Ivan, a businessman from Brazil's northern state of Para who had turned out to see his new president.
In his inauguration speech before Brazil's Congress, Bolsonaro called for "a true national pact between society and the executive, legislative and judicial powers" to restore the lackluster economy - "without ideological bias".
During his presidential campaign, far-right Jair Bolsonaro said he was considering placing Indigenous affairs under the Ministry of Agriculture, alleging lands should be opened to commercial activities that are now banned.
A fan of President Trump, the 63-year-old longtime congressman rose to power on an anti-corruption and pro-gun agenda that has energized conservatives and hard-right supporters after four consecutive presidential election wins by the left-leaning Workers' Party.
Leftist Presidents Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela, Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua and Miguel Díaz-Canel of Cuba, deemed dictators by Bolsonaro, were uninvited by Bolsonaro's team after the foreign ministry sent them invitations.
On Sunday, the Prime Minister of Iraq, Adil Abdul-Mahdi, told reporters that a security delegation had met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, and hinted at a bigger Iraqi role in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria as the USA plans to withdraw from the country.
UAE flag raised over reopened embassy in Damascus
The anti-Assad insurgents' last foothold is an arc of northwestern territory abutting Turkey, which still supports them. A Syrian passenger flight flew to Tunisia on Thursday for the first time in almost eight years.
Mr Bolsonaro and his wife, Michelle, stood up in an open-top Rolls-Royce and waved to thousands of onlookers.
The pair were surrounded by dozens of guards on horseback and plain-clothes bodyguards who ran alongside them.
An Indigenous man aims to deliver a letter to Brazil's president-elect Jair Bolsonaro at a transitional government building in Brasilia on December 6. Bolsonaro, a vocal critic of media that voice opposition to him, has promised to cut advertising funds from state-owned companies to some media organizations.
On Christmas Eve, molten lava from Mount Etna was witnessed spurting into the air and volcanic ash covered surrounding villages. Lava was also observed emerging from a fissure in the side of Mount Etna, which is also known as a "flank" or lateral eruption.
The Indian cricket team is ahead by 346 runs in the ongoing third Test match against Australia being held at the MCG . India had declared their first innings on 443 for 7 and then bowled out Australia for just 151 runs.
That is a factor why we are having a lot of starts, because they are just bowling really well and making it really hard to score. The wicket triggered bear hugs and backslaps among the Indian players as travelling fans in the sparse crowd roared with joy.
The two took part in an exhibition fight that was clouded in uncertainty as to whether or not it was ever going to really happen. As for Mayweather - don't be surprised if he picks up another one of these easy pay day boxing matches in the new year.
During the brief session in the House, Republicans shot down a Democratic attempt to vote on legislation to reopen the government. But accepting it would mean backing away from Trump's proposed wall. 'The Democrats have simply shut down the discussions.
The Lions had the game well in hand by then, with Zenner making it 21-0 following his touchdown run late in the second quarter. Per multiple sources, former Colts and Lions coach Jim Caldwell has interviewed for the coaching vacancy in Green Bay .
At The Baltimore Sun , for example, the usual comics and puzzles were not included in Saturday's print edition, the paper tweeted. Technology teams made significant progress in fixing it, but were unable to clear all systems before press time .
By her own admission, it has been more than a decade since a child has died in the custody of Customs and Border Patrol. After the second death, the CBP announced it was developing several policy changes late Tuesday.
Trevor Ariza ($15 million) and Markieff Morris ($8.6 million) are the most practical to be moved due to their expiring contracts. The Washington Post's Candace Buckner was the first to report the possible need for surgery and Hoop District has confirmed it.
Advancing issues outnumbered decliners by a 1.45-to-1 ratio on the NYSE and a 2.15-to-1 ratio on the Nasdaq. Hong Kong's Hang Seng advanced 0.2 percent to 25,531.63 and Seoul's Kospi added 0.6 percent to 2,040.76.
Women should enter Sabarimala openly, not secretly: CPI
But India's ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has argued that the court ruling is an attack on Hindu values . The campaign was sparked by controversy over a court ruling to allow women into the Sabarimala Temple in Kerala.
Israeli PM meets Bolsonaro in Brazil
Brazil, he said, "is an huge country with enormous potential for Israel from an economic, security and diplomatic point of view". Bolsonaro and his team have excluded the leaders of leftwing-ruled nations Venezuela , Cuba and Nicaragua from the inauguration.