Weekly Report - 14 May 2020 (WR-20-19)

Quotes of the week

“He is capable of signing a contract to kill his political rival, who in the world does this?”

Venezuela’s de facto president Nicolás Maduro on its interim president Juan Guaidó.

 

“No one will go against the constitution, rest assured. No one will want to override me with a coup, you can rest easy.”

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro addressing supporters.

 

“[The Mexican armed forces will carry out] public security tasks in an extraordinary, regulated, and accountable manner, subordinated to and complementary with the national guard.”

Mexico’s public security minister, Alfonso Durazo.