Entrepreneur Uugton Batista da Silva, who organized a luncheon for Jair Bolsonaro with countrymen in January, is intubated with Covid.
Silva is admitted to an ICU in Goiânia.
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In late January, the businessman prepared a lunch for hinterland artists, such as Amado Batista, with Jair Bolsonaro and ministers at a steakhouse in Brasília. The group wore no mask.
On the occasion, Bolsonaro cursed reporters, while Ernesto Araújo was excited.
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In April 2019, Silva took Amado Batista to the Planalto Palace and posed for pictures with the president in the cabinet.
In August 2020, the businessman was received by Mário Frias, special secretary of Culture.
Recently affiliated with the Bolsonarist PTB, last month Silva was appointed special advisor to Roberto Jefferson in the party’s presidency.
(By Eduardo Barretto)
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