President Bolsonaro’s mother dies at 94

The mother of President Jair Bolsonaro, Olinda Bonturi Bolsonaro, has died Friday morning (Jan. 21). She was 94 years old and lived in Eldorado, São Paulo state.

The president, who was on an official trip to Suriname and Guyana, reported the death of his mother on his social media.“With regret I inform the passing of my dear mother. May God welcome her in his infinite goodness. Right now, I’m getting ready to return to Brazil”, Bolsonaro said on Twitter.

Brazilian Special Secretariat for Social Communication (Secom) published a note on her passing. “Secom joins the entire government team and Brazilians and sends condolences and prayers for the passing of Mrs. Olinda Bonturi Bolsonaro, mother of President Jair Bolsonaro. May Our Lord welcome her soul and support Brazil’s president and all family members”.