Brazil’s Bolsonaro begins starts firing ‘left-wing’ public servants
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President Jair Bolsonaro has authorized the dismissal of civil servants who don't share his government's far-right ideology. The sweep will target officials deemed sympathetic to Brazil's centrist and left-wing parties.
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