Brazil’s Bolsonaro To Skip Lula’s Inauguration, Go To Mar-A-Lago Instead

US President Donald Trump (L) speaks with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro during a dinner at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, on March 7, 2020. (Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro not only decided not to hand over the presidential sash to the president-elect, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, on January 1st, but also intends to be out of the country on that date.
  • Bolsonaro told friends that he will spend some time at the Mar-a-Lago condominium in Palm Beach, Florida. Former President Donald Trump owns the property, which is home to a luxury resort, also owned by Trump’s companies.

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