Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, left, has sought political gain by associating his administration with one of the country’s most respected institutions, filling his government with serving and retired officers. File photograph: Antonio Cruz/Agencia Brasil/EPA

With his cabinet reshuffle this week, Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro gave another demonstration of his seemingly inexhaustible appetite for politic(...)

 There is tension between the military wing of the new administration and Brazil’s president  Jair Bolsonaro (pictured).  Photograph:  Fernando Souza / AFP

More than half a century later, the anniversary of Brazil’s 1964 military coup is still a divisive date in the country’s political calendar. For the (...)