Bolsonaro Clan Recount Ambiguous Plot, Seeking Distance from Militiaman Killed in Bahia

From a name avoided by the President and his sons to a political martyr, Adriano da Nóbrega becomes ammunition for Bolsonarism to attack left-wing opponents. Nevertheless, the Bolsonaro family remains in the eye of the hurricane triggered by Nóbrega's death.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - During the 13 months Adriano da Nóbrega spent on the run, Senator Flávio Bolsonaro chose discretion and refrained from referring to the ex-police officer he had honored during his time as a state deputy. But last Saturday, the senator surprised journalists by voluntarily taking over the microphone at a construction inauguration in Rio de Janeiro.

"What do you want to ask about Adriano?" the Bolsonaro clan's firstborn shouted to reporters. A claim by allied Bolsonarists critical of the senator's lack of resolve to challenge accusations of involvement with militias and the . . .

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