Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced this Thursday that the economy reopened “imminent” even though the country is in the worst moments of the COVID-19 pandemic after registering a new record for one-day deaths , 1,188.
The far-right president videoconferenced a meeting with some state governors this Thursday to discuss the situation, as well as lunch with Rio de Janeiro’s mayor, Marcelo Crivella, who defended that the city was ready for it to start his usual routine.
“Today I talked to Mayor Crivella about issues for which he is responsible. A very good conversation. We are in the process of taking responsibility, it is logical to open stores so that misery does not occur in Brazil,” he said on Thursday . his acolytes gathered at the gates of the Alvorada Palace.
In this sense, Bolsonaro emphasized that the meeting with the governors was “positive” and had a “forgiving” tone, away from the crossroads of high-sounding statements in recent weeks.