Brazilian Dictatorship Torturer’s Widow is Welcomed by Bolsonaro, Who Calls him “a National Hero”

Throughout his career in public office, Bolsonaro has never concealed his fondness for the Brazilian dictatorship and Ustra.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro is scheduled to welcome, on Thursday, August 1st, Maria Joseíta Silva Brilhante Ustra, widow of Colonel Carlos Alberto Brilhante Ustra -- a well-known torturer during the Military Dictatorship, whose crimes have been recognized by Brazil's courts.

Exiting his official residence of the Alvorada Palace he said on Thursday morning (8) that Colonel Brilhante Ustra is a "national hero".

The meeting was scheduled in the president's official calendar the . . .

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