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Bolsonaro calls Brazil coronavirus lockdown a 'crime', faces backlash

Reuters India Wednesday, 25 March 2020 ()
President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday blasted as criminals the governors and mayors of Brazil closing businesses to slow the coronavirus outbreak, but he drew a fierce backlash from across the political spectrum.
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Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro have begun shutting down non-essential business to slow the spread of the virus.

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