Washington_ Hundreds of Brazilians and Americans gathered in front of the White House in Washington to protest against the official visit that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro begun today in that country, Prensa Latina reports.

According to the digital newspaper Brasil 247, the demonstration was organized by 14 organizations, including Brazilians for Democracy and Social Justice-Washington DC (Brazilians for Democracy and Social Justice).

The protesters carried placards that read: Bolsonaro murderer and Free Lula, alluding to former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, imprisoned since April for alleged acts of corruption.

Also, during the protest there were posters, dolls and songs to know definitely, not only the material, but the ideological authors of the assassination of the councilor Marielle Franco, perpetrated on March 14, 2018, in Rio de Janiero.

On that date, the human rights defender received four shots to the head as she was leaving a conference for women in downtown Rio. Three more shots overtook driver Anderson Gomes.

On Tuesday, military ex-officers Ronnie Lessa and Elcio Vieira de Queiroz, suspected of committing the murder, were arrested. The strip said: United against hatred.

Bolsonaro arrived in Washington yesterday afternoon.

The far-right Brazilian politician, who openly expresses admiration and coincidence in conservative ideas with his North American counterpart, Donald Trump, will meet tomorrow with the Republican president to strengthen economic and military ties.

Both must sign the Agreement on Technological Safeguards between Brazil and the United States (USA), and will also address bilateral trade and Brazil's entry into the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

The safeguards agreement will allow the commercial use of the aerospace launch base in Alcántara, Maranhão state (northeast).

Then, he will go to Chile (from March 21 to 23) to participate in an event called PROSUR, a regional organization with which the Chilean government intends to replace the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR).

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