ROME | The Latest: Brazilian leader hails capture of Italy fugitive

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ROME — Jan 13, 2019—The Latest on Italian fugitive militant Cesare Battisti, who has been detained in Bolivia (all times local):

1:30 p.m.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is hailing the capture in Bolivia of Italian militant fugitive Cesare Battisti and is vowing he will face justice, in a sign that Battisti’s extradition to Italy is increasingly imminent.

The far-right Bolsonaro used a tweet Sunday to denounce the policies of former leftist Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who granted Battisti political asylum in Brazil in 2010.

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