New Rio Health Secretary Reports Death Threat: ‘We’re Stirring up a Hornet’s Nest’

Chaves also said that the pandemic exposed Rio's precarious public health system and criticized the line of bed regulation, which he classified as "currency for political use".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Current Rio de Janeiro state Health Secretary Carlos Alberto Chaves reported during his deposition at the impeachment trial session against suspended Rio Governor Wilson Witzel that he is being threatened to death.

"We're stirring up a hornet's nest," he said, referring to the contracts signed between Social Organizations and the State of Rio de Janeiro in the healthcare area. The Mixed Special Court (TEM), which is judging Rio . . .

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