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Tag: Mauro Cid

  • Saturday, September 23rd 2023 - 12:23 UTC

    Bolsonaro did entertain coup plans, former aide tells

    Cid was paroled after agreeing to cooperate

    Brazilian Army Lieutenant-Colonel Mauro Cid, a former aide-de-camps to then-President Jair Bolsonaro, has told the Federal Police as part of a plea bargain that, shortly after his defeat in the runoff to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the head of state was handed by his advisor Filipe Martins a draft decree to call new elections.

  • Monday, June 19th 2023 - 10:26 UTC

    Bolsonaro aide's phone found to contain coup plans

    It has not been proven that Bolsonaro ever saw these texts, his lawyers have argued

    The mobile telephone of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's aide-de-camp Lieutenant Colonel Mauro Cid was found to contain a series of WhatsApp messages with other military officers openly advocating a coup d'état after last year's elections, it was reported.