Brazil Weekly

Institutional crossfire

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Supreme Court threatens Bolsonaro and his generals

Supreme Court threatens Bolsonaro and his generals
Justice Ricardo Lewandowski: “The price for crossing the Rubicon can be high.” Photo: Tânia Rêgo/ABr

Brazil’s institutional crisis has given no sign of respite, reaching a point in which the branches of government are openly trading threats. 

  • On Saturday, President Jair Bolsonaro told supporters he is not planning a democratic rupture, “but there is a limit for everything in life,” in reference to the behavior of the Supreme Court, which has launched investigations against the president and his allies....

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