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Brazilian President Temer’s Aide Arrested for Corruption

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President Michel Temer and allies maybe in for another turbulent week with the arrest of Temer’s former aide, Rodrigo Rocha Loures, on Saturday. Loures was filmed in April receiving a suitcase with R$500,000 from JBS executives, said to be bribe money.

The arrest request came from Brazil’s Prosecutor General, Rodrigo Janot, who, according to a government news agency, stated in his request that the arrest of the former congressional representative was ‘essential for the guarantee of public order and criminal investigation’.

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