Brazil: Jair Bolsonaro is a no-show – he’s currently not allowed to wear trousers


BrazilJair Bolsonaro won’t show up – he’s not allowed to wear pants at the moment

There has been radio silence around the ousted Brazilian president for weeks. Now it is known why.

Two days after the presidential election in Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro spoke to the media. He did not comment on the defeat. Since then, almost no one has seen him – the outspoken man suffers from erysipelas and cannot wear trousers.

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It’s about it

  • Jair Bolsonaro lost the second round of Brazil’s presidential election on October 31 against leftist ex-president Lula.

  • Since then, the president-elect has hardly been seen.

  • As it turns out, a skin condition prevents him from appearing in public.

Ousted Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has one of his own in two weeks Loss to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva barely visible. He has not yet explicitly admitted his defeat. Even if it signals not in the way of changing the government want to stand, but Bolsonaro has also largely disappeared from social media.

Vice President Hamilton Mourao has now announced the reason: the right-wing politician must not wear trousers. Bolsonaro is currently suffering from erysipelas, also known as erysipelas or erysipelas. A skin disease caused a wound on his leg. This prevents him from leaving his official residence in Brasilia, Mourao told a Brazilian newspaper.Globe”.

He couldn’t “show up in Bermuda,” said the vice president, who represented him at the credentials ceremony for the new ambassadors. Mourao did not comment on why the outvoted president was also silent on social media as he has been feverishly using the channels for the last four years to even announce the change of minister.

Artists and climate activists are looking forward to Lulu

Bolsonaro’s election defeat is letting a lot of people in right now Brazil hopes for better times. The cultural scene is waiting for a new impulse and an improvement of the budget. The mood is already improving after Lula’s victory, Rio de Janeiro-based artist Ernesto Neto told the German Press Agency. Neto, 58, is known for his large-scale sculptures made of fabric, such as at Zurich’s main train station (“Mother Gaia Tree”) and his work with the Huni Kui indigenous people of the Brazilian Amazon region.

Environmental organizations and climate activists also expect a lot from the elected left-wing politician Lula, who will take office on January 1, 2023. Brazil is offering the United Nations to host a world climate conference in 2025, Lula da Silva wrote on Twitter on Wednesday. The meeting should take place in the Amazon region. “I think it’s important for people defending the Amazon to know the region and the specific reality.”

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