Brazil Labor Minister Carlos Lupi Resigns

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Sunday, Brazil’s Labor Minister, Carlos Lupi, became the seventh minister to resign since President Rousseff took office in January. The ministry’s chief secretary, Paulo Roberto dos Santos Pinto, will take his place until a permanent replacement is chosen.

In a note to the press this weekend, Lupi explained, “Given the political and personal persecution I have been suffering for the past two months at the hands of the media, without the right to defense and without evidence; and taking into account the opinion of the . . .

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