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Former cabinet member throws Bolsonaro under the bus

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General Santos Cruz

Six months into the Jair Bolsonaro presidency, the government is under fire once again. For the first time since his dismissal, Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz gave an interview to weekly magazine Época, offering an insider’s perspective into the many problems underlying Bolsonaro’s presidency—and it appears he is not one to let bygones be bygones.

Divisional general Santos Cruz and Mr. Bolsonaro met when they were 20 years old and both serving in the army. Since then, Mr. Santos Cruz served for ten years as an Army general and commanded UN...

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