Brazil’s Bolsonaro should face homicide charge for COVID-19 errors, says Senate report

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By Ricardo Brito and Lisandra Paraguassu BRASILIA (Reuters) -The senator leading a congressional probe into Brazil’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic has recommended that President Jair Bolsonaro be charged with homicide for alleged government errors that led to the deaths of thousands. Bolsonaro has dismissed the probe as politically motivated. It is highly unlikely that he will face trial on any such charges, which would have to be brought by Brazil’s prosecutor general whom Bolsonaro appointed. The nearly 1,200-page document, prepared by opposition Senator Renan Calheiros for a Senate comm…

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