Brazil Weekly

Another one bites the dust? Health Minister Pazuello on his last legs

Brazil could be about to appoint a fourth Health Minister amid the pandemic. The Bolsonaros make not-so-veiled threats about a power grab

This week, Brazil could be about to appoint a fourth Health Minister since the beginning of the pandemic. The Bolsonaro family make not-so-veiled threats about an armed power grab.

Pazuello’s days as Health Minister are numbered

Army General Eduardo Pazuello is not expected to see out the week as Brazil’s Health Minister, and may not even last until the end of the day. As the country faces its most brutal surge of Covid-19 infections and related deaths, political pressure is mounting on President Jair Bolsonaro to replace Mr. Pazuello.

  • Firing Mr. Pazuello would mean Brazil will appoint its fourth Health...
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