Fṛm Đ Gardịn: Bolsonaro in fresh crisis over son’s alleged links to fake news racket

Jair Bolsonaro at a news conference in Brasilia on Friday. His dismissive reaction to the coronavirus crisis has sparked outrage across the political spectrum. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters
Jair Bolsonaro at a nyzconfṛns in Bṛziła on Frîde. Hiz dsmisiv riax́n t ɖ c’roṇvîṛs crîsis hz sparct ǎtrej acrs ɖ p’liticl spectṛm. Foṭgraf: Ueslei Marcelino/Rôtrz
Bolsonaro in freś crîsis ovr sun’z alejd lincs t fec-nyz racit

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 26 April 2020)

Clemz risc daṃjñ Bṛziłn prezidnt olrdi rīlñ fṛm reẓgneśn v justisministr

Tom Filips in Rio de Janeiro. Súnde, 26 Epril, 2020

Ɖ  p’liticl storm ingulfñ Bṛzil’z far-rît prezidnt, Jair Bolsonaro, hz intnṣfaid wɖ rports ɖt fedṛl p’līs-invstgetrz hv îdnṭfaid hiz sun az wn v ɖ alejd ci membrz v a “criminl fec-nyz racit” ingejd in ʈreṭnñ n dfemñ Bṛziłn oʈoṛtiz.

Wn v Bṛzil’z top nyzpeprz, ɖ Folha de São Paulo, clemd an invstgeśn bî Bṛzil’z iqivḷnt t ɖ FBI hd hond in on Carlos Bolsonaro, ɖ prezidnt’s sośl-mīdia-savi sun.

Carlos Bolsonaro, 37, rjctd ɖ clemz az “garbij” n “a joc” on Twitr, ẃr h hz 1.7 miłn folowrz.

Bt ɖ aḷgeśnz wl dīpn ɖ crîsis cnsymñ Bolsonaro’z 16-munʈ-old guvnmnt n frɖr dstract fṛm ɖ cuntri’s ef̣ts t tacl ɖ c’roṇvîṛs pandemic, ẃć hz cild mor ɖn 4,000 Bṛziłnz.

Bolsonaro’z admiṇstreśn wz olrdi flǎnḍrñ bfr ɖ rīsnt reẓgneśn v hiz pǎrfl justisministr, Sérgio Moro, wɖ anɖr v ɖ prezidnt’s sunz, Flávio Bolsonaro, fesñ p’līșcrūṭni fr sspctd c’rupśn n tîz t Rio de Janeiro’z mafia.

Bolsonaro’z dsmisiv riax́n t ɖ c’roṇvîṛs crîsis hz sparct ǎtrej acrs ɖ p’liticl spectṛm n pot-baññ protests.

Ɖ lêtist p’liticl meḷdrama xplodd on Frîde ẃn Moro rzînd n pubḷcli akzd ɖ prezidnt v atmtñ t improprli médl in ɖ oṗreśnz v ɖ fedṛl p’līs bî sacñ ɖ fedṛl p’līsd’rectr, Maurício Valeixo, ɖt mornñ.

Carlos Bolsonaro called the claims a ‘joke’. Photograph: Sergio Lima/AFP via Getty Images
Carlos Bolsonaro cōld ɖ clemz a ‘joc’. Foṭgraf: Sergio Lima/AFP via Geti Iṃjz

Moro alejd ɖt Bolsonaro, fr rīznz ɖt rmen unclir, hopt t rples Valeixo wɖ smwn mor amīṇbl t dscusñ fedṛl p’līsbiznis n śẹrñ intelijns-rports wɖ ɖ prezidnt.

Ɖ man wîdli tǎtd az Valeixo’z s’xesr z Alexandre Ramagem, ɖ hed v Bṛzil’z intelijns-ejnsi, hu z rportidli a frend v Carlos Bolsonaro’z.

A foṭgraf v Ramagem n Carlos Bolsonaro fraṭnîzñ at a Ny Yir’z Īv parti wz publiśt bî Bṛziłn mīdia on Saṭde.

Ɖ Folha de São Paulo clemd fedṛl p’līs-ofiślz wr cnvinst Bolsonaro hd fîrd Valeixo “bcz h wz awer ɖ corṗreśn wz clozñ in on hiz sun.”

An edtorịl in anɖr līdñ brōdśīt, O Globo, sd Bolsonaro sīmd t wont “t trn ɖ fedṛl p’līs intu a prsnl p’līsfors, az f h wr sm cnd v ʈrd-wrld dictetr”.

Ɖ Folha de São Paulo clemd anɖr v Bolsonaro’z sunz, ɖ congresmn Eduardo Bolsonaro, wz olso biyñ invstgetd fr poṣbl involvmnt in ɖ fec-nyz grūp. Eduardo Bolsonaro, hu z ɖ Sǎʈ America repriznttiv v Stīv Bann’z far-rît grūp Ɖ Muvmnt, clemd on Twitr ɖ clemz wr “an atmt t cnfyz ɖ popyleśn”. H olso rītwītd an imij v a dog def̣cetñ on ɖ nyzpepr’z masthed.

Jair Bolsonaro n hiz bacrz hv bn baṭlñ t rgen cntrol v ɖ naṛtiv sins Moro’z daṃjñ xit, pentñ ɖ formr juj az a pro-ćôs, anti-gun tretr t ɖer far-rît cōz.

Bolsonaro dnaid eni roñduwñ in a ramḅlñ spīć in ẃć h clemd h wz ɖ victim v a p’liticl cnspiṛsi. “Pǎrfl ppl hv rizn p agnst m. Ɖs z a riaḷti. Ɖs z ɖ truʈ. I’m fîtñ agnst ɖ sistm – agnst ɖ istabliśr [síc],” h clemd.

“W r, in ɖ fiğṛtiv sns, gwñ t gt śot in ɖ fes lodz. Bt w wl flfil ǎr miśn,” Bolsonaro vaud.

Bt clemz invstgetrz hd îdnṭfaid ɖ prezidnt’s sun az part v ɖ alejd fec-nyz netwrc – smʈñ p’liticl foz hv loñ sspctd – promtd freś cōlz fr ɖ prezidnt’s impićmnt n riinforst growñ dǎts ovr ẃɖr ɖ rîtwñ popylist wd cmplit hiz for-yir trm.

“Ɖ guvnmnt z crumḅlñ,” sd Eliane Cantanhêde, a p’liticl comntetr fr ɖ cnsrvtiv Estado de São Paulo nyzpepr.

“I wd’nt bet on an impićmnt – îɖr fr or agnst,” ś add, pôntñ t rluctns amñ sm poḷtiśnz t impīć a ʈrd prezidnt in les ɖn ʈri decedz. “Bt it’s olso hard t imajin Bolsonaro mcñ it ʈru nirli ʈri mor yirz in ɖ mdst v ɖs ceos. It’s a riyl picl.”

Marcelo Freixo, a left-wñ congresmn, sd h wd tec līgl ax́n t bloc Ramagem’z apôntmnt.

“Bolsonaro wonts t cntrol ɖ fedṛl p’līs … bcz h dz’nt wont ɖ fedṛl p’līs t advans in its invstgeśnz rletd t hiz sunz. Ɖr’z no dǎt abt it,” Freixo clemd. “Bolsonaro z pṛtctñ hiz ćildṛn.”

Ɖ Gardịn hz aproćt Bṛzil’z preẓdnśl cḿṇceśnsecṛterịt fr coment.

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