After a day has passed since the incursion of Brazilian protesters into official buildings, the main person accused of the incident has been Jair Bolsonaro.
The former president was hospitalized and is under observation in a United States hospital for “abdominal discomfort,” his wife said.
The hospitalization responds to “abdominal discomfort resulting from the aftermath of the stab wound” that Bolsonaro suffered in 2018 and that has led him to undergo subsequent surgeries, his wife said.
Lula da Silva condemns the Bolsonaro assault and works at the presidential headquarters despite the destruction of “fascists”
Several Brazilian media had previously announced that the former president had been hospitalized in Orlando, Florida (southeastern United States).
Bolsonaro left Brazil two days before the end of his term, on December 31, for the United States, thus avoiding participating in the inauguration of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on January 1.
Deputy Erika Hilton asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to start the extradition proceedings for Bolsonaro to answer for the facts against the institutions. However, the Minister of Justice, Flavio Dino, indicated that they do not have the necessary elements to request the extradition, nor has an arrest warrant been issued.
Supporters of Jair Bolsonaro invade the Congress, the presidential palace and the Supreme Court of Brazil
For its part, the United States revealed that they have not received any official request against Bolsonaro.
“So far we have not received any official request from the Brazilian government related to Bolsonaro,” White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan told reporters in Mexico, where he accompanied President Joe Biden to a summit of leaders from the Americas. from North.
“Of course, if we receive such requests, we will treat them as we always do, we will treat them seriously,” he added. (YO)
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