Brazil’s Bolsonaro aims to auction off iconic Ministry of Education and Health Building in Rio de Janeiro

The one task that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is sure to always succeed in is sparking outrage. The reactionary authoritarian is best known for his determination to destroy the Amazon while bumbling through dual economic and pandemic crises and unleashing a constant stream of invective against non-white Brazilians, women, and the LGBTQ community. Apparently, that isn’t enough for the would-be generalissimo as he has now set his sights on the country’s architectural heritage with plans to auction off a number of government properties, potentially including Gustavo Capanema Palace (Palácio Gustavo Capanema), also known as the Ministry of Education and Health Building.

Located in Rio de Janeiro’s Centro district, the iconic

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