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  1. Brazil Supreme Court judge rejects bid to remove minister Michel Temer

Brazil Supreme Court judge rejects bid to remove minister Michel Temer

he injunction filed by a leftist opposition party sought to annul his appointment as cabinet minister arguing that Temer was trying to shield him from prosecution.

By: | Published: February 15, 2017 2:39 AM
Brazil, Brazil Supreme Court, Wellington Moreira Franco, Michel Temer A judge on Brazil’s Supreme Court rejected an injunction that sought to remove President Michel Temer’s minister in charge of infrastructure investment.(Reuters)

A judge on Brazil’s Supreme Court rejected an injunction that sought to remove President Michel Temer’s minister in charge of infrastructure investment, Wellington Moreira Franco, who has been named in a corruption investigation.

Justice Celso de Mello’s ruling on Tuesday also allows Moreira Franco to keep his immunity from prosecution by lower courts. The injunction filed by a leftist opposition party sought to annul his appointment as cabinet minister arguing that Temer was trying to shield him from prosecution.

 

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