Brazil’s President Temer Names Moreira Franco as Minister

With cabinet-level post Moreira Franco now can only judged by the Supreme Court if he is charged in Lava Jato scandal.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – President of Brazil, Michel Temer, announced on Thursday (February 2nd) that he was raising the status of his close advisor and infrastructure investment secretary, Wellington Moreira Franco, to Brazil’s General Secretary of the Presidency, a cabinet-level position.

The government also announced the creation of the Human Rights ministry and the replacement for his Government Secretary.

"This set of initiatives reinforces the search for efficient management and the effort to always better meet the demands of society in concrete policies for the benefit of the Brazilian people," said the . . .

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