Bolsonaro Fires Regina Duarte from Culture Secretariat, Offers ‘Consolation Prize’

Regina's appointment to the Cinemateca was planned as the actress' "honorable discharge" from the Culture Secretariat.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After days of criticism, on Wednesday, May 20th, President Jair Bolsonaro announced the dismissal of actress Regina Duarte from her position as Secretary of Culture. According to a post on social media, she will take over the command of Cinemateca Brasileira in São Paulo. The name of her replacement as Secretary has not yet been confirmed. Actor Mário Frias, a Bolsonaro supporter, is expected to . . .

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