March 28, 2023

Brazil News: Amidst uproar in Brazil, Bolsonaro admitted to US hospital, reached Florida 10 days ago, this was the reason

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Bolsonaro went to America so that Lula did not have to hand over the President’s sash
Bolsonaro was admitted to AdventHealth Celebration Acute Care Hospital outside Orlando, Florida
1,500 supporters detained after vandalism at Parliament, Supreme Court and Rashtrapati Bhavan

Brasilia: Amidst the violence that broke out in Brazil, former President Jair Bolsonaro has been admitted to a US hospital after his health deteriorated. According to a report by the news agency AFP, Jair Bolsonaro has been brought to a hospital in Florida for treatment after complaining of stomach pain. Also, Brazil’s O Globo newspaper said that 67-year-old Bolsonaro has been admitted to the AdventHealth Celebration Acute Care Hospital outside Orlando, Florida, where the former president arrived on December 31, two days before the end of his term.

Violent protests in Brazil
Hundreds of supporters of Brazil’s far-right former President Jair Bolsonaro stormed Congress, the Presidential Palace and the Supreme Court on Sunday, breaking police barricades. Bolsonaro’s supporters refuse to accept that their leader was defeated in October’s election and protesters continue to call for military intervention and the resignation of the country’s new leftist president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Meanwhile, Bolsonaro, who denied encouraging Sunday’s attack, was hospitalized in the US on Monday. However, he had left for the US ten days earlier so that he would not have to hand over the presidential sash (a long piece of cloth tied around the waist) to Lula during the transition process.

1,500 supporters detained
About 1,500 supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro have been detained after vandalizing the Congress Bhavan, Rashtrapati Bhavan and the Supreme Court on Sunday. Security forces are clearing protest camps outside the army headquarters in Brasilia, where some 3,000 Bolsonaro supporters have set up tents. This attack by supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reminded of the attack on the US Capitol Building on January 6, 2021. When Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol Building in Washington and did heavy vandalism. Current President Lula was visiting an area affected by severe flooding in the southeastern city of Arraquara at the time of the incident.

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