The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, entered this Sunday at a hospital in Sao Paulo to launch medical procedures with regard to surgery that will be submitted on Monday to remove the colostomy bag that loads from the attack that their cold in September.
Bolsonaro, who on Saturday visited the area affected by the mining tragedy in Minas Gerais, arrived at the hospital Israelita Albert Einstein in Sao Paulo from Brasilia and he did so accompanied by his wife, Michelle Bolsonaro, and a delegation composed of the Chief Minister the Cabinet of institutional security, Augusto Heleno Ribeiro, and some advisers.
The Brazilian President, of 63 years, will undergo his third surgery since he was stabbed in the abdomen last September when it was charged to shoulders by a mob during the election campaign.
The attack prevented him from participating in various acts of elections, which won with 55% of the vote against progressive Fernando Haddad, successor of the former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in the electoral race.
According to the schedule presented by the Government, Bolsonaro will be operated on Monday, in a procedure that usually takes three to four hours, and 48 hours will remain at absolute rest.
During this time period, it will be replaced by his Vice President, the general Hamiltón Mourão, but it is expected that last 48 hours Bolsonaro resume work from the same hospital, where he will receive his ministers.
The operation was scheduled for several weeks but coincides with a severe tragedy in the State of Minas Gerais, where at least 37 people have been killed when a mining company Vale complex levees broke last Friday.
The collapse of the dam caused a river of mud and water that buried Vale plant, as well as several rural communities in the region.
The authorities have not informed the exact number of missing, but according to the last balance sheets there are between 250 and 300 people who still do not have been located since the disaster, which occurs only three years after another accident similar caused 19 deaths in the State of Minas Gerais.
After returning from the World Economic Forum in Davos, this Friday, Bolsonaro traveled to Brumadinhos, the main area affected by the disaster, and flying over the area affected by helicopter for a few hours.
On social networks, said that his Government «will do everything in their power» to «seek justice» and «to prevent new tragedies» such as this or the occurred three years ago in Mariana, of similar characteristics and in which 19 people died.
Bolsonaro must stay ten days in the hospital, but the Government has established a crisis Cabinet composed of several Ministers to accompany the situation in Brumadinhos, where there is risk of rupture of another dam of the mining complex.