Bolsonaro in crisis mode after Brazil justice minister quits

Ilona Szabo 02

Published in Associated Press

He said it is the president’s right to replace the federal police’s chief. “I don’t have to ask anyone’s permission,” Bolsonaro said. Brazil’s benchmark stock index plunged on the news, and the currency weakened against the dollar to a record low amid fresh concerns about the uncertainty of Bolsonaro’s governance, said Thiago de Aragão, director of strategy for political consultancy Arko Advice, who spoke with foreign investors after the announcement.

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