Ex-president Bolsonaro ends self-imposed US exile, returns to Brazil

Former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro waves to supporters from a window in his party facilities in Brasilia, Brazil, on 30 March 2023. EFE/ Luis Nova

Brasilia, Mar 30 (EFE).- Brazil’s former president Jair Bolsonaro returned home on Thursday, three months after flying to the United States just before the end of his term. Bolsonaro had been living in self-imposed exile in Florida since he was defeated in presidential elections late last year by left-wing candidate Luiz Inacio ‘Lula’ da Silva, … Read more

Lula vows to punish Bolsonaro supporters over riots

Brasilia, Jan 8 (EFE).- Brazil’s president has vowed to punish radical supporters who stormed Brasilia’s congress, the presidential palace and the supreme court on Sunday in the biggest attack on Republican powers seen since the 1964 coup. Seven days after the inauguration of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, hundreds of ultra-right followers of former … Read more

Suspect in failed Brazil bomb attack: I wanted to halt Lula’s inauguration

Rio de Janeiro (EFE).- The supporter of Brazilian ultrarightist President Jair Bolsonaro who was arrested on the weekend after trying to detonate a bomb in Brasilia and from whom authorities seized an arsenal of weaponry admitted that his aim was to cause chaos to prevent the inauguration of President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. According … Read more