In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we discuss the first round of Brazil’s election and the surge of far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro.  Paulo Sotero, Director of the Wilson Center’s Brazil Institute, explains what a Bolsonaro government might mean for Brazil’s economy and foreign relations.
Paulo Sotero, the Director of the Wilson Center’s Brazil Institute, has covered the evolution of his native Brazil and U.S.-Brazilian relations for nearly forty years as a journalist and analyst. An award-winning reporter, he worked for publications across his country before serving as the longtime Washington correspondent for O Estado de S. Paulo, one of Brazil’s top dailies. A frequent guest commentator for the BBC, CNN, NPR and major newspapers in Latin America and beyond, Sotero has taught at Georgetown University and The George Washington University. 
John Milewski is the executive producer and managing editor of Wilson Center NOW and also serves as director of Wilson Center ON DEMAND digital programming.