After two weeks of silence from Jair Bolsonaro, they revealed that the Brazilian president is ill and confined to his home.

Jair Bolsonaro (REUTERS/Adriano Machado)

President of Brazil Jair BolsonaroHe lost the October 30 election against the progressive leader Luis Inacio Lula da SilvaThis Wednesday marked the completion of two weeks of complete silence, attributed to illness.

The lack of official information was broken today by the Vice President Hamilton MauroWho told the newspaper Or the globe The far-right leader suffers from erysipelas, a skin disease that has left him with leg injuries and prevents him from leaving his official residence in Brasilia, where he is being held.

“It is a matter of health. He has a leg wound and erysipelas. After representing him in the process of handing over the credentials of new ambassadors, including to Argentina, the Vice President explained that he cannot wear pants” or appear “in shorts”. Daniel Cioliand Mexico, Laura Esquivel.

The President’s social media accounts have also been completely silenced. The President’s social media, which has feverishly used the medium to even announce ministerial changes in the last four years, has gone completely silent.

Bolsonaro last appeared on his social networks on November 2, when he posted a video. Unsanctioned groups of far-right truckers He blocked hundreds of highways across the country to protest Lula’s election victory.

The demonstrations were called off after a few days, but thousands of people gathered outside the forces in dozens of cities across the country.

Bolsonaro last appeared on his social networks on November 2 (REUTERS / Ueslei Marcelino)
Bolsonaro last appeared on his social networks on November 2 (REUTERS / Ueslei Marcelino)

The largest of these demonstrations has been taking place for two weeks in front of the military headquarters in Brasilia. Thousands of activists there are demanding a military coup to prevent the intervention of Lula, who will take power on January 1.

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Since the day after the election, the president’s agenda has been repeating the same phrase daily: “No official responsibilities.”

This prolonged absence, explained this Wednesday by Vice President Moura, has unleashed a series of speculations in the local press, speculating that it is possible and possible that it is an illness.Post-election depression”.

That last extreme was considered even by leaders of the Liberal Party, which supported his desperate bid for re-election, and now waits to organize opposition to Lula’s government, who, unlike Bolsonaro, is in the frenzied process of being elected president.

This week, the progressive leader traveled to Egypt to attend the United Nations Climate Summit (COP27), before confirming his commitment. Amazon SecurityIt was virtually abandoned during the Bolsonaro administration.

(with information from EFE)

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