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Aras reappointed as Brazil prosecutor general; prosecutors association criticizes 'breach of procedure'

By Caio Rinaldi
  • 21 Jul 2021 15:58
  • 21 Jul 2021 15:58
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro's reappointment of Augusto Aras as the country’s prosecutor-general represents another break with tradition as the president again ignored a list of three candidates created by Brazilian federal prosecutors.

Bolsonaro also ignored the candidates supplied by prosecutors when he originally appointed Aras in 2019. 

The National Association of Prosecutors of the

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