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Thu Jun 27, 2019, 02:09 PM

Bolsonaro's G-20 Trip Hits Snag: Brazillian Crewman Arrested With 86 Lbs. Of Cocaine

Source: NPR

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, known for his hard-line policies on law and order, began his trip to Japan for the G-20 summit on an embarrassing note after a crewman in an advance party was accused of carrying cocaine in his luggage.

Police arrested the crewman in Seville, Spain, on Tuesday after a Brazilian air force plane made a stopover on its way to Japan. Spanish authorities say the crewman, identified by Brazilian and Spanish media as Sgt. Manoel Silva Rodrigues, was carrying 39 kilos of cocaine 86 pounds. According to Spanish news outlet ABC, the drug was divided into 37 blocks and the crewman told Civil Guard agents that he was carrying cheese.

The president followed on a separate jet, which reportedly altered its route after Rodrigues' arrest to avoid Seville and instead stop in Lisbon, Portugal, according to Brazilian news outlet Folha de S. Paulo.

Rodrigues serves as a flight steward who has worked internationally dozens of times, including trips with three different Brazilian presidents, according to Folha. In a note about the arrest, Brazil's air force says that when Bolsonaro returns to Brazil, his plane will not pass through Seville but through Seattle in the U.S. -MORE...


Read more: https://www.npr.org/2019/06/27/736533062/bolsonaros-g20-trip-hits-snag-brazilian-crewman-arrested-with-86-pounds-of-cocai



"We will not tolerate such disrespect to our country!" Bolsonaro said. Narcotics on a Brazilian military plane is a blow to the president, who "was elected on a promise of cracking down on crime- especially Brazil's rampant cocaine industry," NPR's Philip Reeves reports from Rio de Janeiro. "The president is also a former army captain who often praises his military for its professionalism."



Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is calling for severe punishment after 86 pounds of cocaine were found in the luggage of an advance plane for his trip to Japan. Bolsonaro (center) is seen here preparing to leave for the G-20 meeting in Osaka.

(The guy said it was 'cheese').

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Reply Bolsonaro's G-20 Trip Hits Snag: Brazillian Crewman Arrested With 86 Lbs. Of Cocaine (Original post)
appalachiablue Jun 27 OP
Leghorn21 Jun 27 #1
They_Live Jun 27 #2
not fooled Jun 27 #3
2naSalit Jun 27 #10
dalton99a Jun 27 #4
sandensea Jun 27 #6
sandensea Jun 27 #5
appalachiablue Jun 28 #13
BadGimp Jun 27 #7
Thomas Hurt Jun 27 #8
patphil Jun 27 #9
LogicFirst Jun 27 #11
rpannier Jun 28 #12
Xolodno Jun 28 #14

Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 02:15 PM

1. 86 pounds.

86 muthafuckin lbs.

Dayam, bruh

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 02:18 PM

2. oops.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 02:42 PM

3. In that photo

he looks as though he was dressed by the orange anus's valet for the UK trip, ill-fitting clothes, untucked shirt and all. Must be an authoritarian thug thing.

Oh, and oopsie on the hardline law-and-order shtick while a member of your crew is smuggling narcotics.





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Response to not fooled (Reply #3)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 05:59 PM

10. Looks like he just

got done with a monumental rant and is now pissed that his party materials and probable pay-off to someone at the gig... maybe someone with tiny hands?

And he will be in a precarious position while there, not that he wasn't on the side-glance list already, this will set the stage for his unpleasant interactions. Bet he won't be such a bully now.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 02:53 PM

4. The sergeant will be punished for getting caught

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Response to dalton99a (Reply #4)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 03:09 PM

6. +1

They'll no doubt offer him a nice plea deal if he incriminates Lula da Silva, or his former officials.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 03:06 PM

5. Why, if it isn't Mr. Law-and-Order

And there's no way Bolsonazi doesn't partake.



"I told you I wanted lines this long, goddammit! You know the short ones don't do it for me anymore!"

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Response to sandensea (Reply #5)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 09:28 AM

13. LOl. From the OP photo maybe the party was already held..

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 03:21 PM

7. #NoseCheese

eom

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 03:38 PM

8. Well you know...

coke on your advance jet, Chinese spies wandering around your resort....could happen to any wannabe dictator.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 04:04 PM

9. I guess they were planning on one heck of a wild party

I wonder how long this has been going on, and where the 86 pounds of coke was going once it got to Japan.
Probably delivering it to someone else who would be at the G20 conference.
Ya think he'd be a bit more discrete about it. That's a lot of dope to lose.
Any bets this guy dies in prison?
Assuming he live long enough to get to prison.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 06:14 PM

11. Did he buy the coke with our money?

Maybe he's a farmer on the side.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 09:23 AM

12. Landed in Portugal and will not fly through Seville home

Makes you wonder why.
Maybe the man has something to hide?
Like 80 more pounds of cheese

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 10:55 AM

14. Was it for Trump?

With all the sniffing and his lack of sleep....

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