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Lula to CNN: Brazil lives “crisis of irresponsibility”

Jun 3, 2020 10:08 AM


He's 74, fresh out of jail and spending his time in quarantine due to the coronavirus -- but former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva remains a political force in the country he led for two terms.

A hero to the left, the former President has watched as Covid-19 cut a trail of death across Brazil, decimating an already struggling economy. And he lays the blame squarely at the feet of the current office holder, President Jair Bolsonaro.

Speaking to CNN via webcam from his home outside São Paolo, Lula as he's known to all, said Bolsonaro deserves to be impeached for what he considers an "irresponsible" and "negligent" handling of not just the coronavirus crisis, but also the country's economic collapse.

Read the full article at CNN's website