Thousands rally for Bolsonaro despite Brazil’s COVID-19 crisis

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Thousands marched on Saturday in a show of support for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who is facing fierce criticism for his “mishandling” of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has claimed more than 400,000 lives in the country since it started over a year ago.

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