A government on the road to collapse

crisis bolsonaro A government on the road to collapse brazil

Just days before finishing his fifth month in office, President Jair Bolsonaro already sees his administration immersed in a profound crisis. In the corridors of Brasília, people are talking about resignation, impeachment, or even the possibility that the president may try to subvert the democratic order. After students and teachers from across the country staged massive protests against the government on May 15, the president’s most fervent supporters want an act of their own in response. Their targets? Congress’ “Big Center“—the group of center-right parties which hold a majority in the lower house—the...

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