Brazilian far-right ex-president Jair Bolsonaro has been hospitalized with stomach ache, his spouse mentioned Monday, following experiences he was receiving therapy in a Florida hospital a day after his supporters invaded the seat of energy in Brasilia.
Brazil’s O Globo newspaper mentioned Bolsonaro, 67, was admitted to AdventHealth Celebration acute care hospital exterior Orlando, Florida, the place the previous president traveled two days earlier than the top of his time period on December 31.
Bolsonaro “is beneath remark within the hospital, attributable to stomach discomfort stemming from the stabbing assault he suffered in 2018” throughout his successful presidential marketing campaign, Michelle Bolsonaro wrote on Instagram.
The Orlando hospital didn’t instantly reply to an AFP inquiry.
The previous chief snubbed the normal handover of the presidential sash when the person who beat him on the polls, veteran leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, took workplace on January 1.
He has been staying on the Orlando dwelling of Brazilian former combined martial arts champion Jose Aldo, a stone’s throw from Disney World.
Information of his hospitalization got here the day after far-right protesters invaded the presidential palace, Congress and Supreme Courtroom within the Brazilian capital, trashing the buildings in scenes harking back to the January 6, 2021 assaults on the US Capitol by supporters of then-president Donald Trump, a Bolsonaro ally.
Bolsonaro took to Twitter Sunday evening to sentence the “pillaging” in Brasilia, however rejected Lula’s declare he incited the assaults, defending the fitting to “peaceable protests.”
Bolsonaro has had a collection of well being issues stemming from the knife assault that just about claimed his life through the 2018 marketing campaign that introduced him to the presidency.
He has undergone six surgical procedures for the reason that stabbing, perpetrated by an attacker who was discovered mentally unfit to face trial.
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