The ex-president left Brazil for Florida a week before his supporters rioted in Brasilia. Analysts say his special diplomatic visa expired Tuesday, leaving U.S. authorities to decide his legal status.
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva fired Brazil's army chief on Saturday. Lula has said that some in the military allowed the Jan. 8 uprising in the capital by far-right protesters.
Brazil's Supreme Court granted the request from the prosecutor general's office to include Bolsonaro in the wider investigation, citing a video he posted on Facebook two days after the riot.
Brazil is widening its investigations into how thousands of supporters of former president ransacked government buildings. But with Jair Bolsonaro still in Florida, Democratic lawmakers want him out.
The similarities are deep: In addition to aiming to subvert an election, some of the same U.S. voices that amplify former President Donald Trump are echoing Brazil's former president, Jair Bolsonaro.
Brazilian authorities arrested over 1,000 people following Sunday's assault on top government buildings by supporters of ex-President Jair Bolsonaro, who's taken temporary residence in the U.S.
Brazil's far-right ex-president was lying low in Orlando, Fla., as a mob of his supporters stormed government buildings this weekend. Analysts say the move insulates him from possible legal jeopardy.
A community of Indigenous peoples worried that mercury used by gold miners was contaminating the fish they eat. So they created a DIY team to find out more.
"He leaves a legacy, a person of color who was crowned king of soccer, and he also brought a lot of peace outside Brazil," says Jorge Tavares, a resident of the late soccer legend's home state.