Aligned With Bolsonaro, Rio Mayor Crivella Seeks Re-election Now, Senate Seat in 2022

The Mayor of the capital wants the President's support in the next municipal elections and is now planning his return to Congress.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The deadlock in the return to classes in private schools in Rio de Janeiro is reflected in Mayor Marcelo Crivella's electoral agenda. While he authorized the return of students to school on August 3rd, Governor Wilson Witzel vetoed the measure by decree at least until August 5th, with the deadline still open for an extension.

Crivella has been trying to please President Jair Bolsonaro, who favors easing the restrictions on the fight against the novel coronavirus and to have his support for reelection. However, Crivella noted that, in addition to his desire to remain in . . .

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