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Brazil’s Congress has one priority: self-protection

Brazil's Congress Aécio Neves
Senators share a laugh during vote that saved Aécio Neves. Photo: Lula Marques/AGPT
Brazil's Congress Aécio Neves
Senators share a laugh during vote that saved Aécio Neves. Photo: Lula Marques/AGPT

Senator Aécio Neves, cornered by corruption allegations, secured a huge win for himself last week. The Senate floor overruled a Supreme Court decision to suspend him from office and instead placed him under a mild form of house arrest. Earlier this year, Neves was caught...

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