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Jair Bolsonaro placed under formal investigation

Elected on an anti-corruption platform, Jair Bolsonaro is now under investigation. The new Justice Minister is confirmed. And the threat of Covid-19 to Brazil’s meat industry.

The president officially under investigation

After 16 months in office, President Jair Bolsonaro has been formally placed under investigation by the Supreme Court. Justice Celso de Mello accepted a request from the prosecutor general to examine accusations made by former Justice Minister Sergio Moro that the president tried to tamper with federal investigations. The list of potential crimes committed by Mr. Bolsonaro includes misrepresentation on a public document, corruption, malfeasance, obstruction of...

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