Jair Bolsonaro, Lula da Silva.
Former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro left for Orlando in Florida in the United States, and refused to attend the inauguration of his successor Luis Inacio Lula da Silva and pass on the presidential sash. It is quite like former United States president Donald Trump’s refusal to attend the inaugural of his successor Joe Biden in January 2021.
The victory marks a stunning turnaround for the charismatic but tarnished leftist heavyweight, who left office in 2010 as the most popular president in Brazilian history, fell into disgrace when he was imprisoned for 18 months on since-quashed corruption charges.
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