‘Ideological Mask’ and Other Contradictions of a Militarized Health Ministry

Led for 59 days by a military officer, the portfolio loses relevance, and the coronavirus epidemic is being managed without coordination.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Backstage in the Ministry of Health, the atmosphere among officials is tense. After two cabinet Ministers left the government amid the Coronavirus crisis due to disagreements with President Bolsonaro, military officers multiplied into key positions in the portfolio, most of them appointed by the interim . . .

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