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Brazil: Bolsonaro video reveals terrifying - and suggests dubious machinations

2020-05-24T04:27:15.451Z

In addition to the terrible scale of the corona pandemic, Brazil also has to deal with corruption at the highest political level. A video reveals incredible things about head of state Jair Bolsonaro.



In addition to the terrible scale of the corona pandemic, Brazil also has to deal with corruption at the highest political level. A video reveals incredible things about head of state Jair Bolsonaro.

  • Outrageous allegations against Brazil's head of state Jair Bolsonaro .
  • According to a video released , the pressure on the president increases .
  • The country is now one of the  areas worst affected by Corona .
  • Aside from the pandemic * , there is apparently a wish to undermine laws to protect the rainforest.

Rio de Janeiro - After the release of a video recording , it could be tight for Brazil's head of state Jair Bolsonaro . The president of the largest South American country faces violent allegations. Among other things, it is about corruption in the form of influencing the police . In addition, the country's environment minister is planning measures beyond the corona crisis * that are at the expense of the entire planet - and are promoting environmental degradation in the  Amazon rainforest  .

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro: video reveals terrifying

As part of the investigation into the 65-year-old Bolsonaro , a video was released by a judge of the Brazilian Supreme Court to support the allegations of interference with the police . The shot comes from a cabinet meeting on April 22, 2020, and reveals shocking statements that do serious damage to the government of the controversial president.

Hardly any country has as many # Coronavirus people as # Brazil. Illegal gold miners are using the crisis to cut down the # primeval forest. They receive support from President #Bolsonaro. ⬇️https: //t.co/Ho9AZChSMh

- BR24 (@ BR24) May 23, 2020

The recordings, which are continuously played in TV stations in the country, show how the head of state berates governors and calls on the country's education minister to detain judges from the Supreme Court . In addition, Brazil's Environment Minister Ricardo Salles is the focus of criticism. He wanted to use the Corona pandemic diversion to legalize mining and agriculture in the Amazon rainforest. The Environment Minister is therefore proposing to use the moment when "media only speak about Covid-19" to "change all regulations" that aim to protect the Amazon region, which is important for the whole planet.

Jair Bolsonaro: That's why Brazil's head of state is under investigation

Former anti-corruption judge Sergio Moro accuses Jair Bolsonaro of inappropriate "political interference" in police work. The Brazilian president fired senior police officers to protect his family from investigations. Moro resigned from his recent role as Minister of Justice after chief Mauricio Valeixo had to take off his hat. A Supreme Court judge then ordered an investigation into whether Bolsonaro had initiated the legal disability or other crimes.

It's not just about the ultra-right head of state, who was recently criticized by an ex-Bundesliga star: The authorities are investigating the family of the 65-year-old, because there are also allegations against son Carlos Bolzonaro, who serves as city councilor for Rio de Janeiro is said to have initiated a fake news campaign . At one point in the video, Bolsonaro says that he has already tried in vain to "officially replace security guards in Rio de Janeiro". "Over. I'm not going to wait for my whole family, my friends for ..."

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Investigations are underway against Brazil's controversial President Jair Bolsonaro.

© AFP / SERGIO LIMA

If the suspicion is confirmed, the most powerful politician in Brazil could face impeachment . Opposition parties in the country have already submitted an application for such a procedure. Further video passages could be dangerous to Bolsonaro and his cabinet: In one, the president insulted the governors of the metropolises of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in the worst possible manner because, contrary to his instructions, they issued strict corona curfews *. There followed wild insults like "piece of shit" and "dung heap".

This is not the only reason why Brazil is on the verge of collapse: in addition to Jair Bolsonaro's misconduct, the country now has the second most Covid 19 victims. A bizarre guide to corona therapy also creates confusion.

PF with dpa

* Merkur.de is an offer from the nationwide Ippen Digital editors network

Rubric list picture: © AFP / SERGIO LIMA

Source: merkur

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