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Leonardo DiCaprio Feuding With President of Brazil

Jair Bolsonaro, the president of Brazil, is giving thanks this holiday season for his hatred of a man who surprisingly is not in The Irishman. Per the New York Times, Leonardo DiCaprio received the wrath of the right-wing leader earlier this week when he claimed that the World Wildlife Fund, a prominent environmental organization, had purchased images …

Peru’s Keiko Fujimori leaves prison after top court ruling

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Supporters cheered late Friday as once-powerful opposition leader and two-time Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori left the prison where she had been held while being investigated for alleged corruption. Peru’s Constitutional Tribunal approved her release. Smiling broadly, the daughter of jailed ex-President Alberto Fujimori walked out …

Brazil’s Lula pledges to make life ‘hell’ for Bolsonaro’s gov’t | Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva News | Al Jazeera

Fresh out of prison, Lula pledges to ‘defend’ Brazil’s people during speech to leftist Workers’ Party conference. Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has pledged to rally against incumbent Jair Bolsonaro’s far-right government and the authorities he accuses of unjustly imprisoning him, saying he would “make their lives hell”. …