Supporters of far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro take part in a protest against social distancing and quarantine measures on Sunday. Photo: Reuters Supporters of far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro take part in a protest against social distancing and quarantine measures on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
Supporters of far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro take part in a protest against social distancing and quarantine measures on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Brazil’s Bolsonaro eggs on huge crowd of lockdown protesters, blames governors for ‘destroying jobs’

  • In a speech to thousands of anti-confinement demonstrators outside the presidential palace in Brasilia, Bolosonaro blamed state governors for the lockdown
  • Experts are bracing for the biggest outbreak in South America to get far worse, as the peak of the pandemic is thought to be some weeks away

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Supporters of far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro take part in a protest against social distancing and quarantine measures on Sunday. Photo: Reuters Supporters of far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro take part in a protest against social distancing and quarantine measures on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
Supporters of far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro take part in a protest against social distancing and quarantine measures on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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