Protesters took to the streets on Sunday afternoon in 22 Brazilian states in defense of sweeping five-year corruption investigation Operation Car Wash. Decked out in yellow and green and draped in Brazilian flags, demonstrators showed their opposition to the so-called “Abuse of Office Act,” a proposal approved by Congress which punishes excesses committed by prosecutors and judges, seen by some factions of the electorate as an effort to curtail Car Wash investigations.
BREAKING: Jair Bolsonaro's Social Liberal Party left the support base of RJ state Governor Wilson Witzel in Rio's state congress saying the party "disagrees" with his policial stances." Witzel said last week that he is a "governor who wants to be president." #BrazilianReport https://t.co/QN5SBsKyEh
The chairman of the Parliamentary Investigation Committee into fake news, Sen. Angelo Coronel, said that RJ city councilor Carlos Bolsonaro will be called to testify. Coronel suggested Pres Bolsonaro's son was responsible for his father social media since the campaign #BReport https://t.co/DmAIGX261O
Diego Gaia, professor at the Federal University of São Paulo, won an award for one of 2019's best medical technologies after inventing a cardiac prosthetic, the Endobentall, which merges a stent w/ a transcatheter valve, possibly leading to fewer mortalities from heart surgeries https://t.co/124A8bKsfp
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