Between shouts of “Ventura, go ahead, you have your people here!” and car honking, the leader of Chega inaugurated the official district headquarters of his candidacy in the capital of Ribatejo. Next door is the Santarém Assembly of God. Wednesday is not a day of face-to-face worship (this takes place on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays), but the congregation was gathered in the service of “Doctor Ventura”. Later, speaking in a nearby bandstand, it was he himself who referred to the return to the road as “a sign from heaven” – in fact, recovering the epithet attributed to him by the leader of the French extreme right, Marine Le Pen, in a short passage through Portugal.
Exclusive article for subscribers
At Expresso we value free and independent journalism
Did you buy the Express?
Insert the code present in Revista E to continue reading
*The article has been translated based on the content of Expresso by expresso.pt. If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!
*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.
*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!