Bolsonaro in Chile: Brazilian leader sparks controversy

Brazilian president causes anger in Chile, sparking protests and a rare political boycott.

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    Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro has wrapped up an official visit to Chile that was marked by protests and controversy.

    The Brazilian leader's praise of Chile's former military dictatorship led to the first-ever boycott of a presidential visit by influential Chilean politicians.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Santiago.


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