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Breaking down Jair Bolsonaro’s pick for prosecutor general

Good morning! Who is Augusto Aras, Brazil’s soon-to-be prosecutor general. The government launches a stimulus package to lower unemployment rates. Brazil and Argentina renew deal for auto industry—postponing free trade. One year of the stabbing attack against Jair Bolsonaro.

Augusto Aras, Jair Bolsonaro’s pick for prosecutor general

President Jair Bolsonaro has finally made his choice for prosecutor general, picking electoral law expert Augusto Aras for the job. If he is confirmed by the Senate, Mr. Aras will be in office for the next two years (he could be nominated for multiple terms, though).

Why it matters. The prosecutor general is...

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