Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro this Wednesday again threatened the implementation of a legislative decree to end the detention measures enacted by governors and mayors to fight the pandemic, warning the Supreme Court that “it cannot be challenged”.
“In the streets, people start asking the government to issue a decree. And when I give a decree, it will be enforced. It will not be challenged by any court for being enforced,” remarked the Brazilian president during an event, which, according to the newspaper ‘O Globo’, took place this Wednesday in the Planalto Palace.
The Brazilian President has announced that this bill would contain the points of Article V of the Constitution, which includes the right to freedom of movement, religion and labor. “Who can challenge this?” He asked himself.
“We want freedom of worship, we want freedom to be able to work, we want our right to come and go. Nobody can deny that,” said Bolsonaro, who asks “God” not to have to issue this decree for Congress .
In this case he emphasized: “It will be filled with all the force that all my ministers have” and “it will not be challenged. Do not dare to measure yourself, whoever it is. I know the legislation won’t do this. ” refuse, “he has made a clear reference to the Supreme Court, which was later ugly, that he will give local and state authorities” rare skills “to independently legislate against the pandemic.
“Brazil cannot be a doomed country because someone has delegated rare powers to governors and mayors,” he has rethought against the closure measures that some areas have decided in response to Bolsonaro’s initiatives to continue economic activity in Brazil, the pandemic is with more than 14.8 million cases and 411,500 deaths remain widespread.