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The American Museum of Natural History in New York said Monday it is not the "optimal location" for a gala honoring the president of Brazil. Christina Horsten/picture alliance via Getty Image hide caption

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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro attends an event to celebrate 211 years of the creation of the Brazilian Marine Corps in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Thursday Mauro Pimentel/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jean Wyllys, pictured here at an April 2018 rally in Rio de Janeiro, reportedly was Brazil's first congressman to campaign on an LGBT-rights platform. Mauro Pimentel/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Relatives and friends of Eduardo Felipe Santos Victor, a teenager who was shot dead in Morro da Providencia, a low-income favela community, mourn during his funeral in Rio de Janeiro, on Sept. 30, 2015. Silvia Izquierdo/AP hide caption

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, pictured on Monday delivering a speech, has withdrawn his country from a United Nations compact on migration. Evaristo Sa/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro and his wife Michelle Bolsonaro head to the National Congress for his swearing-in ceremony, in Brasilia on Jan. 1. Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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On New Year's Day, Jair Bolsonaro will be sworn in as president of Brazil. He's an admirer of Donald Trump, and his rise to power has created — and reflected — deep divisions among Brazilians. Buda Mendes/Getty Images hide caption

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Jair Bolsonaro, A Polarizing Figure, Prepares To Become Brazil's President

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A supporter of Jair Bolsonaro salutes during a celebration in front of his residence after he was declared the winner of the election runoff, in Rio de Janeiro, on Sunday. Leo Correa/AP hide caption

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Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro recovers in a hospital room at the Albert Einstein Hospital, in Sao Pauloon Saturday. He was stabbed on Thursday during a campaign rally. Flavio Bolsonaro/AP hide caption

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Brazilian lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro is greeted by supporters as he launches his campaign for October's presidential election, in Rio de Janeiro, on July 22. Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dictatorship Was A 'Very Good' Period, Says Brazil's Aspiring President

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