Mines and Energy Minister latest cabinet member to test positive for coronavirus

. Mar 18, 2020
Yet another Bolsonaro cabinet member tests positive for coronavirus

Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. He is the second cabinet member to be diagnosed today. Earlier in the day, the president’s chief security officer, General Augusto Heleno, confirmed on Twitter he has also contracted the novel coronavirus.

Euan Marshall

Originally from Scotland, Euan Marshall is a journalist who ditched his kilt and bagpipes for a caipirinha and a football in 2011, when he traded Glasgow for São Paulo. Specializing in Brazilian soccer, politics and the connection between the two, he authored a comprehensive history of Brazilian soccer entitled “A to Zico: An Alphabet of Brazilian Football.”

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