Carnival Returns To Brazil

After a once in a century cancellation of Brazil's famous Carnival due to Covid, it opened back up in a flash in Sao Paulo yesterday.

The 2022 Carnival did have a controversial centre piece: A man in drag pretending to be a nurse giving a Covid jab to another man depicting Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro who then turns into a crocodile.

Carnival has had political sub-texts since the 1980's, but this one was personal to the crowd.

Bolsonaro has refused jabs for Brazil, which has resulted in nearly 700,000 deaths according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Public demonstrations against this decision has led to mass protests in Rio, demanding that Bolsonaro allow for jabs to enter the country. 

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