Brazil’s Sports Minister Silva Resigns: Daily

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Minister for Sport, Orlando Silva, announced his resignation yesterday in the wake of corruption allegations that have dominated national headlines for the last week. The Chief Secretary for Sport, Waldemar Manoel Silva de Souza, will take his place temporarily until a permanent successor is chosen.

In a statement to the public Silva said, “For the last twelve days I have been the victim of some . . .

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