RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For the second day, reserve military and Armed Forces pensioners have protested in Brasília against President Jair Bolsonaro. Senior ranks and soldiers are complaining about the reduction in the amounts for additional pay (earned by officers for being forced to be available for active duty full time) and qualification (received according to the courses taken by each), in addition to other benefits, as defined in the pension reform.
Yesterday morning, demonstrators from several states simulated a military training session outside the Planalto Palace, to the sound of statements that demanded the President fulfill the agreement . . .