Final Covid inquiry report logged on Senate servers

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Members of the Covid hearings committee arrive at the Senate. Photo: Edilson Rodrigues/SF/CC-BY 4.0

Rapporteur of the Senate’s Covid inquiry, Renan Calheiros filed his final report on official parliamentary servers on Wednesday morning. Mr. Calheiros will then read the report to his peers, requesting the indictment of 63 individuals and companies, including President Jair Bolsonaro, cabinet ministers, lawmakers, former government authorities, and business owners.

The extensive list also includes the president’s three politician sons: Senator Flávio Bolsonaro, Congressman Eduardo Bolsonaro, and Rio de Janeiro City Councilor Carlos Bolsonaro. 

Mr. Calheiros’s document accused the president of nine crimes, including causing a deadly epidemic, violating preventive health measures, falsifying documents, improper use of public funds, inciting crimes, and charlatanism.