Against WHO Guidelines, Bolsonaro Says He Will Hold BBQ for 30 Guests on Saturday

The President ironically refers to the event as a 'crime' and says that each guest will contribute R$70 (US$14).

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Contrary to the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO) and Brazil's Ministry of Health, the President of the Republic, Jair Bolsonaro, on Thursday, May 7th, announced plans to hold a barbecue on Saturday at the Alvorada Palace.

The event should be attended by 30 guests and may include a soccer game with the involvement of Ministers and civil servants. The participants will have to make a contribution to help pay for the event, according to the President.

"I'm committing a crime. I'm having a barbecue on Saturday here at home. We're . . .

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