ON leader gives TV Alterosa Stanley Gusman died this Sunday evening (10.1.) due to complications from COVID-19. The 49-year-old communicator was hospitalized in serious condition at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Villa da Serra Hospital, in Nova Lima, Greater BiH. The news was confirmed around 10:30 p.m.
“Minas has lost a great journalist. A disadvantaged representative who has always been open to trying to improve everyone’s lives. TV Alterosa and our whole group are sad. We have lost a great companion, a voice of paramount importance to our communication,” the president complained. Management Diários Associados, Álvaro Teixeira da Costa. “Stanley will be in our hearts forever. Thank you so much for everything you have done for us and for Minas Gerais. May God welcome you with open arms,” he added.
“This news has brought deep sorrow to all of us, the collaborators, especially from Alteros TV. We have lost a faithful companion, a friend of everyone in the house. Covid retains an eloquent voice. Stanley joins the tragic numbers of this pandemic, but ideals will not be forgotten. May God comfort his wife, son and the whole family, ”confirmed Alteros TV CEO Geraldo Teixeira da Costa Neto.
“I lost a great friend in a particularly short time. We became very close friends, almost brothers: Stanley was a person of good manners, incomparable honesty, incapable of doing anything against anyone,” recalled Diários Associados commercial director Mário Neves, further emphasizing that Stanley was an exemplary husband and father who was extremely loved. “Poor loss. We are very sad, this is very painful news.”
The journalist’s diagnosis was confirmed before the end of the year. Last Monday (April 1) he was transferred to the hospital and referred directly to the ICU. The following Wednesday it improved, but the next day it got worse again. The medical team explained that Stanley had a secondary infection due to COVID-19.
“He fought the disease. As usual, the fighter is a great friend of all,” said Alteros TV supervisor Luis Eduardo Leão. On behalf of his colleagues, colleagues on TV Alterosa and the public, he said about the sense of confusion that everyone shares with the news. “We are trying to assimilate this loss. Everyone is very sad. The Alteros family has lost a great fighter and one of the greatest communicators in Minas Gerais,” he said.
Since Stanley’s condition worsened, Alteros Alerto, a police program he ran at the station for about four years, has been run by station journalist manager Ricardo Carlini and reporter Pablo Tiago. In response to one of Stanley’s last posts on Instagram, a follower asked about his absence on TV. “Covid, brother,” he replied.
The family has already revealed the hospitalization and the serious condition in which the presenter was. “He is a part of me. I can’t imagine my life without him. He is irreplaceable in my life and in my family !!! And I am here to pray the prayer of all who read this message so that God will bring healing about his life, about his body,” wrote his sister Stael Gusman on social media.