Anger over Bolsonaro's mishandling of COVID-19 sparks protests

May 31, 2021

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Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the government's response in combating COVID-19, demanding the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro, in Rio de Janeiro, May 29, 2021.

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