Bolsonaro denounced from Miami that the economic policies of Lula da Silva will lead Brazil to failure

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During the Power of the People event organized by the conservative group Turning Point USA, there were no references to the attack carried out on January 8 by supporters of the former president to the headquarters of the three State powers in Brasilia

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Bolsonaro denounced from Miami that the economic policies of Lula da Silva will lead Brazil to failure

Bolsonaro denounced from Miami that the economic policies of Lula da Silva will lead Brazil to failure. (AP)

Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro spoken from Miami that “the north of a country is marked by the economy” and does not feel “optimistic” about the Brazilian economic future due to the measures taken by the government of President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva in its first month in power.

Bolsonaro participated in the event “Power of the People” organized by the conservative group Turning Point USA (TPUSA ) at a golf club belonging to the business consortium of Donald Trump, former US president.

TPUSA leader, conservative political commentator and writer Charlie Kirk, introduced Bolsonaro as a fighter against socialism and Marxism and a defender of freedom before an audience of some 400 people, mostly Brazilians, but also Americans.

In the midst of shouts such as “Lula, thief, go back to prison”, Bolsonaro reviewed his four years in government and especially his economic and social policies.

With irony, he said that, having done all that, he still wonders how Lulula,a, leader of the leftist Workers Party, won the elections, who was booed by the public present at the event.

Bolsonaro denounced from Miami that the economic policies of Lula da Silva will lead Brazil to failure

Bolsonaro participated in the event “Power of the People” organized by the conservative group Turning Point USA (TPUSA) at a golf club belonging to the business consortium of Donald Trump, former US president. (REUTERS)

Bolsonaro, 67, has been in the US since December 30 and is awaiting a “visa change” requested by his lawyer in January to stay longer in this country, which he arrived while still president.

Those attending the event, many wearing shirts in the colors of Brazil, greeted the far-right ex-president (2019-2023) standing up and applauding.

During the event there were no references to the attack perpetrated on January 8by Bolsonaro to the headquarters of the three state powers in Brasilia, from which Bolsonaro timidly separated himself in a statement issued from Orlando (Florida), where he is residing temporarily.

Smiling, very Tanned and joking, Bolsonaro thanked his compatriots living in Florida for the welcome they have given him.

He assured that many of them planned to return to Brazil if he were re-elected, but they gave up doing so, and he gave it to be understood that he is not going to retire from active politics in Brazil.

“We are not going to give up on Brazil”, assured.

Bolsonaro denounced from Miami that the economic policies of Lula da Silva will lead Brazil to failure

During the act there were no references to the attack perpetrated on January 8 by Bolsonaro members on the headquarters of the three state powers in Brasilia, from which Bolsonaro timidly disassociated himself in a statement issued from Orlando (Florida), where he is residing temporarily. (REUTERS)

He also said that he is taking advantage of this moment “to recharge the batteries”.

At the end of his speech, interrupted shouting “myth, myth, myth”, he responded to questions from the organizer of the event.

On the advance of the left in America Latina said that “unfortunately the false speeches, the promises of a paradise on earth, drag many people down”, and warned that freedom is something precious that “must be taken care of daily” and is “at risk”.

At this point, he spoke of “dear Venezuela” to indicate that he was “sad” that left-wing Brazilian politicians, whom he did not mention, have contributed to creating “hunger and poverty” in a country that has the largest oil reserves in the world.

In his opinion, < b>socialism and the left in general want to “equalize the people, but in misery”.

This first public act by Bolsonaro since the elections, as he has presented it Turning Point USA, came ahead of Lula's first visit to the US since he took office, scheduled for next week and during which he will meet with Biden.

Bolsonaro denounced from Miami that the economic policies of Lula da Silva will lead Brazil to failure

Regarding the advance of the left in Latin America, he said that “unfortunately the false speeches, the promises of a paradise on earth, drag many people down”, and warned that freedom is something precious that “must be taken care of daily” and is “at risk”. (REUTERS)

In a letter to President Biden following the incidents in Brasilia, a group of 46 Democratic lawmakers called for Bolsonaro's visa to be revoked< /b> with the argument that “authoritarian” leaders who “inspire acts of violence against democratic institutions” cannot be given refuge.

This same week Bolsonaro, who did not he participated in the transmission of command to Lula da Silva on January 1, he was honored in Orlando (Florida) by some 600 of his compatriots.

Regarding Lula's government, he said in that homage: “you can be sure (…) if it continues in the line that it showed in these first 30 days it will not last long”.

At the request of the Prosecutor's Office , on January 14, the Supreme Court of Brazil included the former Brazilian president in the list of those investigated for the attempted coup.

(With information from EFE)

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