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"I call on all congressmen to help me rescue Brazil from corruption, criminality and ideological submission", he said.

Jair Bolsonaro (R) swears in as Brazil's new President.

As NPR's Philip Reeves reports, Bolsonaro's landslide October election marked a hard turn right for a region that has had leftist leaders for decades.

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But amid a backdrop of economic crisis, rising violence and corruption scandals that stained all of Brazil's main political parties, Bolsonaro cultivated an image as the outsider candidate and swept to victory in an election fuelled by anti-establishment sentiment.

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Ahead of the ceremony, Bolsonaro and his wife, Michelle, traveled through the city by motorcade standing in an open-top Rolls-Royce surrounded by onlookers.

Similar to the election of Donald Trump in the U.S., the inexperienced and controversial Bolsonaro is believed to have been swept into office by Brazil's Evangelical Christians, who were fed up with long years of corrupt and ineffective governance by liberal lawmakers. Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban is the only leader from the European Union due to attend.

Seven of Bolsonaro's 22 Cabinet ministers are former military personnel, more than in any administration during Brazil's 1964-1985 dictatorship.

A few kilometres away, 19-year-old college student Grace Kelly Silveira, 19, waited at a bus station as Bolsonaro supporters poured through the terminal on their way to the inauguration, cheering as they waved Brazilian flags. In September, Bolsonaro was the target of a failed assassination attempt when he was stabbed at a campaign rally.

Brazilian businesses are eager to see Bolsonaro take office and install a team of orthodox economists led by investment banker Paulo Guedes, who has promised quick action in bringing Brazil's unsustainable budget deficit under control.

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On Saturday, he tweeted that he would issue a decree to allow citizens who do not have a criminal record to own guns.

The law does not clearly state that a prime minister who has been indicted must resign.

Mr Bolsonaro has signalled a retreat from policies of environmental sustainability, hugely significant in a country home to most of the Amazon rainforest.

Jair Bolsonaro has been sworn in as Brazil's president. She cast a blank ballot in the elections, saying she couldn't vote for the Workers' Party due to their involvement in corruption scandals.

Just days before the second round of the election, he also revoked a pledge to quit the Paris climate accord, which sets targets for cutting greenhouse gases.

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