Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro gestures during the promotion ceremony of General Officers of the Armed Forces, at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, on August 4, 2022. (Photo by EVARISTO SA/AFP via Getty Images)

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UPDATED 11:33 AM PT – Monday, January 9, 2023

Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was hospitalized on Monday in Orlando, Florida with “abdominal pain.”

His hospitalization was reported by Brazil’s O Globo newspaper. In addition, members of Bolsonaro’s family told the Associated Press that his condition was “not worrying.”

The former president has suffered a history of health concerns. He has been hospitalized multiple times for intestinal blockages. In 2018, Bolsonaro suffered intestinal damage after he was stabbed at a campaign rally.

The politician arrived in the United States just days prior to his successor’s inauguration. He has refused to attend the inauguration and has yet to concede defeat.

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