Opinion

What to make of Temer’s Rio de Janeiro army intervention

michel temer declares army intervention in rio de janeiro
Rio de Janeiro in under federal intervention. Photo: Fernando Frazão/ABr)
michel temer declares army intervention in rio de janeiro
Rio de Janeiro in under federal intervention. Photo: Fernando Frazão/ABr)

When President Michel Temer signed the decree declaring a federal intervention in Rio de Janeiro’s security system, he completely altered Brazil’s political debate. Up until Friday, we were discussing how the 2018 presidential election would unfold, or that TV presenter Luciano Huck dropped...

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