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Jair Bolsonaro transferred to Sao Paulo, may need emergency surgery to end hiccup bouts

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was transferred to a hospital in Sao Paulo for additional tests to determine whether he needs emergency surgery or not, Brazil’s Special Secretariat for Social Communication said. Local media had earlier reported Bolsonaro felt abdominal pain and was admitted to a hospital in Brasilia to investigate the cause of persistent hiccups, […]

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Brazil: Jair Bolsonaro hospitalised to identify cause of chronic hiccups

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was hospitalized on Wednesday to identify the cause of chronic hiccups, the president’s office said. This is the latest health scare for the far-right leader who was stabbed in the gut on the campaign trail in 2018. Bolsonaro, 66, went to the military hospital in Brasilia and is expected to be […]

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Brazilian judge orders President Jair Bolsonaro to wear mask in public

A Brazilian judge ordered President Jair Bolsonaro to wear a protective mask when he is out in public spaces in the capital, Brasilia, and the surrounding federal district. The far-right president has been accused for belittling the risk posed by coronavirus. He initially dismissed it as “a little cold” at the start of the pandemic. […]