Brazil Weekly

Bolsonaro ‘crosses the line’ (again) by joining anti-democratic rally

This week, the latest institutional crisis created by Jair Bolsonaro. And the presence of risk factors among Brazilians is an additional worry amid the pandemic.

How far is ‘too far’ for Jair Bolsonaro?

On Sunday, far-right motorcades around Brazil demanded the end of confinement measures, shouted for the impeachment of state governors, and celebrated the memory of the military dictatorship. Amid the protests, several banners were seen in support of Institutional Act No. 5 (AI-5), a decree enacted by the military regime in 1968 that gave the president powers to dissolve Congress, impeach politicians, and suspend a number of constitutional...

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