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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro claims he will be killed, arrested or re-elected

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has claimed he has three alternatives for his future; prison, death or victory ahead of next year’s presidential election.

Bolsonaro is currently behind left-wing former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in the polls.

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“I have three alternatives for my future: being arrested, killed or victory,” Bolsonaro said.

However, he said there is no chance of prison as “no man on earth will threaten me”.

The 66-year-old President is hoping to get re-elected in next year’s presidential election.

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Brazil has had a difficult time in controlling the Covid-19 pandemic, which has seen more than half a million Brazilians dying with the virus.

The South American country is also dealing with high inflation rates, high hunger levels and unemployment issues.

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