Bolsonaro Anticipates Changes, Increases Military Presence in Key Posts

In addition to retaining Generals in three of the Planalto's four portfolios, new officials will be assigned to strategic positions in other Ministries to help contain future crisis.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro will increase the presence of military officials in key positions in second and third echelon patronage positions, in order to mitigate the admission of political nominees from the so-called Centrão (a congressional bloc of center and center-right parties).

The hard core at the Planalto Palace - the military officers and the President's sons - is designing a government based on that of the Armed Forces.

Since . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?