Fate of Brazil’s Education Minister To Be Decided Today

During his almost three months in office, Ricardo Vélez Rodriguéz has been the most criticized minister in the Bolsonaro administration.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After weeks of being criticized for his choice of words and actions, Education Minister Ricardo Vélez Rodriguéz is expected to be dismissed from his cabinet position. According to President Bolsonaro, a decision about the Minister's future will be made today.

"I will take off the wedding ring from my right hand on Monday," President Bolsonaro told reporters invited to breakfast with him on Friday. "I will then place it either on my left hand (Vélez Rodriguéz stays) or put it in a drawer (Vélez . . .

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