“The Military Will Be Accountable for Government Mistakes” Says ex-President FHC

Ex-president Fernando Henrique Cardoso (FHC) says that a surplus of generals exposes Bolsonaro's weakness. He says that Minister Guedes' views on the country's economy are wrong for the moment.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former president Fernando Henrique Cardoso (FHC), who has experienced a world war, the dictatorship, and exile, seems well adjusted to seclusion in his São Paulo home. About to turn 89, the coronavirus is a very serious threat to him. For two months he has only been connected with his children and grandchildren by phone.

A sociologist and professor, he remains a classic intellectual, although he also sends messages on Twitter. On Friday morning, May 29th, he discussed President Jair Bolsonaro, the military, the pandemic, and the economy in an interview with EL PAÍS Brasil . . .

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