Bolsonaro will remain in the United States on a tourist visa

January 30, 2023 – 11:32 PM

Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has applied for a six-month tourist visa to stay in the United States, his lawyer said Monday, despite previous requests to revoke all his visas due to violent protests in Brazil. the Reuters According to the United States received the request of the former president on Friday. Bolsonaro will remain in the United States while his application is pending.

“He would like to take some time off, clear his mind and enjoy being a tourist in the United States for a few months before deciding what to do next,” Bolsonaro’s lawyer, Felipe Alexander, wrote in an email to Reuters.

The far-right Bolsonaro traveled to Florida two days before his term ends on January 1 and left-wing President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva takes office. Then the supporters of the former president stormed the Brazilian capital, the buildings of the Brazilian Congress, the Presidential Palace and the Supreme Court, and then stormed the place and started looting and rioting in protest against the election results.

Bolsonaro supposedly arrived in the United States on an “A” visa intended for state leaders and diplomats, allowing for a 30-day stay, MTI reports.

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