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Brazilian Congress lifts Bolsonaro’s veto, which does not require a mask to be worn during the pandemic

August 20, 2020

The Brazilian Congress lifted the veto of President Jair Bolsonaro, who lifted the compulsory use of masks during the coronavirus crisis, which has already left more than 3.4 million infected people and 111,100 deaths in the South American country.

Bolsonaro had decided to veto some of the items in the law approved by Congress in June and, in the case of Masks, claimed that the term “enclosed spaces” was too ambiguous, which could jeopardize the constitutional inviolability of the house. .

Therefore, the legislative project has to be promulgated by the Brazilian President in the next few days as soon as the vetoes have not been approved by Congress.

Brazilian Congress lifts Bolsonaro’s veto, which does not require a mask to be worn during the pandemicBrazilian Congress lifts Bolsonaro’s veto, which does not require a mask to be worn during the pandemic

Members of Congress also decided to annul Bolsonaro’s vetoes so that facilities that fail to provide disinfectant gel and masks for their employees to their customers will not be fined either for them or for those who do not use a mask more publicly Traffic.

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