from Rio de Janeiro
There were two clear moments on Friday, December 9, although only one of them will remain in the memory of Brazilians: the defeat and the result. Brazil eliminated in the World Cup soccer. The second moment came when the far-right President, jair bolsonaro eventually break your silence and for the first time since the defeat against Lula Da Silva spoke with duly summoned supporters in front of the Palacio da Alvorada, the official residence in the presidential election on 30 October, which he would have to vacate on 31 December, his last day in office.
defeat against croatia A gray veil hung over the country.
and to Bolsonaro’s statement His response to the Allies, to a group of fanatical followers, was to inflict a second defeat, an electoral one, and Confusing enough to animate the audience and make the atmosphere tense.
Directed indirectly by Bolsonaro and his family clan since the elections and through political and business associates, GViolent groups block highways in the country Demands to nullify the election result were duly expelled by the provincial police, other groups of radicals chose Gather in front of barracks and military installations, crying out for “federal intervention” in order to stop Lula assumed the presidency. They are also financed by businessmen associated with the President.
They act in scenes that range between the grotesque and the pathetic, such as when protesters pin cell phones to their heads, point the light from screens at the sky, and chant to preserve Bolsonaro in the presidency. asked for the intervention of outsiders.
In those first statements last Friday, the president still didn’t go that far. He preferred to address those who mobilize in front of military installations, saying that they are “the people”. Added: “Who decides where the armed forces are going, who decides where the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate are going, you are too ”. And he said that whoever decides where he, Bolsonaro, will go, “is you the people.”
interpreted as statement A clear incentive for the protesters, who are not that many, to remain mobilized And they get more and more agitated as Lula’s presidency approaches on the first day of 2023. They also raised new alarms about the risk of acts of violence from here till today.
In addition to last-minute movements initiated by the far-right, Lula’s team dealing with the infection discovers more and more alarming data every day.
Budget for 2023, the first year of Lula’s new presidency, has more real potholes than potholes, especially those planned for education, health and environment.
At the same time, evidence is emerging that to what extent Corruption It spread mainly in recent months, when the government released oceans of public money through “secret budgets”, as it was called, distributing large sums to allies.
There are cases that would be laughable if they weren’t so reprehensible, such as a town of eleven thousand residents that requested twelve thousand X-rays of the fingers of its residents—and received—all of it in one month.
Beyond what was discovered due to corruption, the future government faces a severe lack of information, especially on issues related to health, the environment and education.
if you know it Millions of doses of the vaccine against COVID-19 are about to expire But no one knows where they are.
There are other aberrations, such as the budget allocated for landslide protection in all municipalities of Brazil in 2023: one hundred dollars each.
worst president in the history of the republic Leaves a consistent legacy: This has been the worst government in history.
Lula is aware of the enormous responsibility that lies ahead: reclaiming a country that has crumbled to dust., And he also knows about the oceanic hope that more than half of Brazilians are deposited in his figure.
Bolsonaro’s greatest hope is another: that the same fate Bolivian coup leader Jeanine Añez And now Pedro Castillo, the former president and leader of the Peruvian coup d’état.