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Brazilian justice minister resigns over ‘political interference’ from President Bolsonaro

By Caio Rinaldi
  • 24 Apr 2020 11:17
  • 24 Apr 2020 16:11
Sergio Moro, Brazil’s minister of justice, has resigned after clashing with President Jair Bolsonaro over the firing of federal police chief Maurício Leite Valeixo.

During a 40-minute speech on television this morning, Moro said he was leaving Bolsonaro’s administration due to “political interference” over who heads the federal police. The former judge

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