Bolsonaro faces biggest crisis of presidency

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro is facing the biggest crisis of his presidency after the heads of the army, navy and air force all quit and the country recorded its highest Covid-19 daily death toll. The unprecedented resignation of the defence chiefs is being seen as a protest at attempts by Bolsonaro to exert undue control over the military. Bolsonaro’s popularity has plummeted over his response to Covid-19. Nearly 314,000 people have died, with a new daily record of more than 3,780 on Tuesday. There have been more than 12.5 million confirmed cases in the country