May was a complicated month for Brazil and Brazilians. It was one more month in an endless series of catastrophes and governmental irresponsibility. Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of the pandemic, and an investigation into it, have attracted most of Brazilians attention this month—as it has been for some time.
The exponential increase in the number of deaths by COVID-19 led to an investigation into the causes of such an immense death toll, resulting in panic from government supporters who nevertheless decided to show strength in the streets in a parade echoing memories of fascism.
In addition, a massacre inaugurated the month, the deadliest police operation in Brazil’s history, almost foreshadowing what was to follow.
Full article at Latino Rebels’ website. Date of publication: 01/06/2021.