Former President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro spends his days Orlando, in central Florida, USA; Skipping the inauguration of his successor, Luis Inacio Lula da SilvaHeld last Sunday.
He walks the streets of a residential area and greets those who approach him to take photos with him. According to sources consulted by the news agency EFEStayed in a house owned by a Brazilian player Jose Alto da SilvaA mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter has been one of his allies.
Bolsonaro arrived in Orlando late at night after leaving Brazil on a presidential plane on Friday and addressing his supporters, calling for strong opposition to the next government.
Before going to America, Bolsonaro broke the almost complete silence He has stood down since last October’s elections, but He did not mention any intention to leave the country. Before the inauguration of the President-elect.
In 2020, the president visited Florida, where he stayed at the former US president’s Mar-a-Lago club. Donald Trump (2017-2021), and Palm Beach.
Both Bolsonaro and Trump, They refused to acknowledge the victory of their presidential candidatesLula and President Joe Biden respectively.
Trump did not attend Democrat Biden’s inauguration in January 2021, preferring to take refuge at a beach club in Mar-a-Lago, Florida.
The two were political allies during their terms and held meetings at the Mar-a-Lago Club in March 2020, revealing their affinity not only in their policies and their extreme nationalism, but also in their style and mannerisms.
Lula’s inauguration was held Sunday in Brasilia, on the Esplanade of Ministries, attended by about twenty heads of state and government and about 300,000 people.
Surveillance in the city intensified on Friday due to threats from far-right groups supporting Bolsonaro, who have staged violent protests in the city in recent weeks.
One member of those groups was arrested After rigging a bomb in a tanker truck headed for the airport, he planned to detonate it there.
Since last October 31, a day after the election, these highly violent extremists have been linked to groups camped at the gates of the barracks to demand a coup that would prevent Lula from taking office and keep Bolsonaro in power. However, Bolsonaro encouraged violence.
“We do not believe that the world will end on this January 1stWith Lula’s inauguration, she announced her mourning live on her social networks and urged her followers to do so.Don’t throw in the towel or stop resisting”, even if asked, it will remain silent.