The Worst Politically-Related Fights in Latin America
06/01/2013 - 09:00 | 0 Comments|
Who knew the mayor of Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro was so fiesty? Eduardo Paes was all over the news this week after punching a constituent in the face. The cause for his aggressive move? He was called the Portuguese equivalent of “excrement” in a dispute before shocked diners at a restaurant. Though Paes issued a written apology after the episode, the world won’t soon forget.
This isn’t the first time we’ve heard about politicians in Latin America with their lids blown off completely in anger. Click through below for the worst politically-related fights in Latin America.
Rio de Janeiro’s mayor Rio Eduardo Paes reportedly punched constituent Bernardo Botkay after he was called the Portuguese equivalent of “excrement” during a dispute. Paes later issued a written apology to the city after the fight went down. As for singer Botkay, he reportedly said that he thinks it’s “noteworthy to be physically attacked by the mayor.”
“It clearly shows that he does not have what it takes to run the city,” he added. Ouch.
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