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Fri Nov 23, 2018, 06:54 PM

Brazil's Bolsonaro pushed by evangelicals in education pick

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Source: Associated Press

Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
Updated 5:12 pm CST, Friday, November 23, 2018

SAO PAULO (AP) Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro has appointed an ultraconservative philosopher to serve as education minister, apparently in a bow to his evangelical Christian backers.

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Rodriguez previously taught in military academies and currently teaches at the Federal University of Ouro Preto. He has written more than 30 books, mostly with anti-left outlooks.

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Colombian-born Rodriguez has written on his blog that Brazilians should "remember and celebrate" the 1964 military coup that put the South American country in a military dictatorship until 1985. He also has also said that corruption would not be endemic in Brazil if a monarchy had been put in place.

Bolsonaro, who takes office on Jan. 1, has said he would like to promote a law forbidding "Marxist indoctrination" and gender-biased teachings at public schools. Rodriguez has expressed support for such a move, unlike another candidate being considered for the job: Mozart Ramos, a former state education secretary.

Read more: https://www.chron.com/news/education/article/Brazil-s-Bolsonaro-pushed-by-evangelicals-in-13417076.php





Dictatorship admirer, Jail Bolsonaro, and conservative Christian "philospher", Ricardo Velez Rodriguez.



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