Extra Security Expected for Brazil’s Bolsonaro Inauguration

Officials estimate that President-elect, Jair Bolsonaro's inauguration will attract between 250,000 and 500,000 people to the Esplanada dos Ministérios (Ministry Mall) and more than sixty foreign delegations are expected to attend the festivities.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While most Brazilians make plans for New Year’s Eve and Day, a select group of people are working around the clock to assure that the inauguration of President-elect, Jair Bolsonaro, on January 1st, runs smoothly and without incidence.

Additional security measures have been taken to guarantee Bolsonaro’s safety since the attempt on his life in early October.

"We have never had a president who, during the campaign, has suffered an assassination attempt. This never happened. This suggests, for those who are responsible for their safety, caution," Minister . . .

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