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Bolsonaro administration: one man down

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Bolsonaro administration: one man down

After an excruciating week, President Jair Bolsonaro has finally fired Gustavo Bebianno, who served as his secretary-general for 48 days. Accused of electoral fraud, Mr. Bebianno was chastised for days by the Bolsonaro clan—which could reduce the government’s political capital. Members of Congress have watched one of the president’s closest allies being so publicly humiliated, passing on the image that nobody is safe from a similar fate.

The president, however, has not explained why he fired Mr. Bebianno. If it was for the fraud suspicions, then...

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