PBS NewsHour

Brazil's Lula slams Bolsonaro for downplaying coronavirus

Clip: 05/20/2020 | 6m 54s | Video has closed captioning.

Brazil’s coronavirus crisis is one of the world’s most dire. The country’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, has long minimized the pandemic and the seriousness of COVID-19. Now, a popular former president is re-emerging on the Brazilian political scene -- and levying criticism at Bolsonaro for his handling of the situation. Amna Nawaz spoke recently with former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

Aired: 05/20/20

Rating: NR

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