Brazil’s Bolsonaro Shares Picture From US Hospital Mattress

Brazil's Bolsonaro Shares Photo From US Hospital Bed

On Monday Bolsonaro’s spouse Michelle had confirmed that the far-right chief was below remark.


Brazilian far-right ex-president Jair Bolsonaro tweeted a photograph of himself from hospital in the USA on Monday, a day after his supporters drew worldwide condemnation by invading the seat of energy in Brasilia.

Bolsonaro posted the picture exhibiting himself in a hospital mattress in Orlando, Florida, the southern US state the place he travelled two days earlier than the tip of his time period on December 31.

The previous Brazilian chief was stabbed within the stomach in an assault that almost claimed his life throughout his profitable marketing campaign in 2018, and has undergone a number of surgical procedures since.

He tweeted that “Yesterday I had new adhesions” and was hospitalized “in Orlando/USA.”

“Thanks on your prayers and messages for a speedy restoration,” the 67-year-old continued.

Information of his hospitalization got here the day after far-right protesters invaded the presidential palace, Congress and Supreme Courtroom within the Brazilian capital, trashing the buildings in scenes paying homage to the January 6, 2021 assaults on the US Capitol by supporters of then-president Donald Trump, a Bolsonaro ally.

Earlier on Monday Bolsonaro’s spouse Michelle had confirmed on Instagram that the far-right chief was below remark on the hospital “because of belly discomfort stemming from the stabbing assault he suffered in 2018”.

Brazil’s O Globo newspaper has reported that Bolsonaro was admitted to AdventHealth Celebration acute care hospital outdoors Orlando.

The Orlando hospital didn’t instantly reply to an AFP inquiry.

The previous chief snubbed the standard handover of the presidential sash when the person who beat him on the polls, veteran leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, took workplace on January 1.

He has been staying on the Orlando dwelling of Brazilian former combined martial arts champion Jose Aldo, a stone’s throw from Disney World.

Bolsonaro additionally took to Twitter Sunday evening to sentence the “pillaging” in Brasilia, however rejected Lula’s declare he incited the assaults, defending the precise to “peaceable protests.”

Bolsonaro has had a sequence of well being issues stemming from the knife assault in 2018, perpetrated by an attacker who was discovered mentally unfit to face trial.

(Apart from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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