Brazil Weekly

Pork becomes the most prolific meat sector in Brazil

Hello. This week’s issue: The most important facts of the week. The new face of Operation Car Wash. Pork becomes the most prolific meat sector in Brazil.


The week in review

  • Corruption. Former President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday in the latest Operation Car Wash-related probe, making him the 2nd former president jailed by the anti-corruption task force. Mr. Temer faces a total of 10 inquiries; the one which led to his arrest is connected to a scheme to siphon money from a state-owned nuclear power company. Mr. Temer and his group allegedly pocketed BRL 1.8bn over several decades.