President Jair Bolsonaro

  • Brazil's house speaker says not the right time to handle impeachment requests against Bolsonaro
    BRASILIA, July 24 (Reuters): Brazil's lower house speaker, Rodrigo Maia, said on Friday that now was not the time to handle an impeachment process against President Jair Bolsonaro, adding he would only accept such a request if he was sure a crime had been committed and after the coronavirus pandemic was over.   In an interview to Radio Eldorado, Maia said an impeachment would face resistance inside the Congress, and in the country too. "I don't see a room f
  • Brazil President Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus
    SAO PAULO, July 7 (Reuters): Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he tested positive for the novel coronavirus, adding in a television interview that he was in good health despite running a fever.   The right-wing populist, who has played down the severity of the virus which he has called a "little flu," took the test on Monday after developing symptoms.   In the interview broadcast on state-run TV Brasil, Bolsonaro said he began feeli