The report, read by opposition Senator Renan Calheiros last Wednesday, closed the stage for the commission of inquiry (CBI) dedicated to investigating the worst health crisis the country has ever experienced, with the Govt-19 epidemic causing at least 606,000 deaths.
The text will be voted on next Tuesday and will be approved as the government opposition occupies seven out of eleven seats in the ICC. Then, it will be sent to various events of justice.
Double level will start later. On the one hand, the ICC Attorney General’s Office will try to order both to start a trial and the Supreme Court to rule. Another was condemned by far-right President Jair Bolsanaro and others, among whom businessmen, doctors, officials and activists on digital channels would try to undo the process.
However, the first impression is already clear and strongly echoed from the moment Senator Calheiros finished reading the summary of his report.
Within 28 minutes, complaints of nine crimes committed by Jair Bolzano were heard. For the first time in Brazilian history a president was the target of calls for criminal complaints involving the assassination of a National Congress.
Violation of preventive health measures by allegations of “responsibility for infection leading to death”; Improper use of the general budget; Incitement to crime; Falsification of private documents; குவாக்கரி; Misuse of public resources; Crime against humanity; The crime of liability “.
Except the President and his three children – Flavio, National Senator; Eduardo, deputy state; And Carlos, Councilor – four ministers (including Defense, retired General Walter Prague Neto), two former ministers (including Acting General Eduardo Basello, former health minister), and businessmen, members of parliament, former officials from various ministries, for a total of 66 people.
Over a period of five months, the ICC sessions were broadcast live on Senate television, which did not reach such an audience. The impact of reading the final report was immediate.
Bolsanaro suffers from a strong erosion of his image, and his public acceptance is apparently declining, but he continues to be accepted by 20 to 25 percent of those interviewed in opinion polls. In addition, the “hard core” of its radical supporters is considered untouchable by about 12 percent of voters.
In the face of these data, after the most negative three years of democracy since the resumption of democracy in 1985, after 21 years of dictatorship, his closest group has tried to show a positive, clearly growing rejection of his government, now worsening the economic crisis that is brewing every day and the shock of tragedy across the country Images at speed.
It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post next week, following the approval of the devastating ICC report.
Under Brazilian law, both the president and the executive minister enjoy a “privileged forum”, that is, the margin of immunity, and can legally denounce (and after opening their own hearings) the Attorney General’s office. The Republic then decides whether or not to send the case to the Supreme Court.
The Attorney General’s Office decides to file the case directly, without initiating any further investigation.
The stakes between the political media and Brazilian analysts are at the behest of the current Attorney General of the Republic, Augusto Aras.
With the exception of the Senate, which continues to provide some opposition to the far-right government, Bolsanaro actually won support in the House of Representatives (he opened up a nearly $ 3 billion “secret budget” that members of parliament could send to their polls. He was also appointed Attorney General, who did not miss the opportunity to show signs of deep faith in what the Constitution and the laws say.
Anyway, even if he could legally escape, with the business community, political parties and public opinion, Bolsanaro’s clothes are tough. As soon as it came out, it spread to the major foreign media.
Although he has survived a barrage of complaints, Bolzano will certainly emerge with more itch than he already has. Moreover, everything indicates that he will step further away from the long-dreamed re-election in 2022.