Brazil: Former Rio de Janeiro state governor regains political rights

In 2018, Garotinho had a conviction for administrative misconduct confirmed in a second instance. He intends to return to the post he held from 1999 to 2002 and is a pre-candidate for União Brasil in this year's elections.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An injunction signed by the president of the Superior Court of Justice (STJ), Judge Humberto Martins, restored the political rights of the former governor of Rio de Janeiro state, Anthony Garotinho.

He intends to return to the post he held from 1999 to 2002 and is a pre-candidate for União Brasil in this year's elections. The legends must register their candidacies until . . .

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