Brazilians defy pandemic and take to the streets in support and against Bolsonaro

Paulista Avenue, the epicenter of popular demonstrations, gathered hundreds of people with posters in defense of Jair Bolsonaro, some calling for a military intervention headed by him against the Judicial and Legislative powers.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Covid-19 pandemic in Brazil, a country with more than 14.6 million confirmed cases and 403,000 deaths, did not prevent thousands of demonstrators from taking to the streets this Saturday, in the celebrations of International Labor Day, to support or protest against the government.

Most of the mobilizations, carried out with rallies and caravans, were in favor of the president, Jair Bolsonaro, one of the most skeptical leaders in the face of the seriousness of the pandemic and now the target of a Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry (CPI) installed this week in the . . .

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