Brazil’s President Bolsonaro to Return to Work After Surgery

The President underwent surgery to reconstruct his intestinal transit and remove the colostomy bag he had been using since the September knife attack.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Two days after undergoing seven hours of surgery to remove a colostomy bag, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro is expected to return partly to work on Wednesday. According to government officials, the president will meet with cabinet members from an office set up in a Sāo Paulo hospital.

"It was a difficult time as a result of an assassination attempt aimed at destroying not only me, but the hope of many Brazilians for a better future. I thank God for being alive, for the professionals who cared for me . . .

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