During an Islamic conference in Chicago in 2008, an Imam described how Brazil would become an Islamic nation within 50 years. Even though the U.S. and especially Europe are facing a massive influx Muslims and their destructive religion, why would Brazil be of interest for Muslims?
In 2014 Turkey held an Islamic summit attended by 76 Islamic leaders from 40 countries. Latin America was represented by Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Suriname, Uruguay, Paraguay, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, Bolivia, the Dominican Republic, Guyana, Ecuador, Jamaica and Haiti. …
In the summit, [Turkish President] Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Islamic sailors found the New World in 1178. He said, “Muslims discovered America in 1178, not Christopher Columbus.”
He and other Islamic leaders want Latin America.
Brazil has been of interest because it is larger than the U.S. without Alaska and it is the powerhouse of South America not just due to its size but also due to the size of its economy and influence. It is said that where Brazil goes so goes South America. Indeed. …
Most of the Left in Brazil is anti-Semitic, anti-Israel and Pro-Palestinian. Add to the equation the fact that the Brazilian Left loves the U.S. Left’s infatuation with Islam. Because Brazil is the largest Catholic nation in the world, add also the inherent and historic animosity of the Catholic customs and traditions against Jews and Israel, and you have a perfect receipt for left-wingers to open the Brazilian doors to Muslims.
Since the late 1990s Saudi Arabia has been supporting the building of mosques and madrassas in Brazil, even though the number of Muslims remains small (official records mention fewer than 100,000 whereas Islamic leaders mention two million).