Breaking! Bolsonaro (the “Brazilian Trump”) Released from Hospital! (updated)

Word is coming in from multiple sources that Jair Bolsonaro has been released from the Albert Einstein hospital in São Paulo.

Translation: President of the PSL (Bolsonaro’s political party) says that Bolsonaro has been released from the hospital, and has already left.

Translation: Jair Bolsonaro was released from the hospital today without talking to the press.

Update:

Translation: Caravan of the future president leaving the hospital!

Video…

Bolsonaro getting on a comercial(!) jet to fly from São Paulo to Rio.

Once the people realize who it is, they start whooping and cheering. Some opponents try to start a “ele não” (not him) chant, but it is quickly drowned out by chants of “mito” (legend) from his supporters.

This is a developing story. We will keep you updated here as it progresses.

Follow our coverage of the attempt on Bolsonaro’s life, and its aftermath, here.

Follow our coverage of the 2018 Brazilian presidential elections here.

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