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How Lava Jato Died – And What Comes Next

October 15, 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO – Jair Bolsonaro was elected in 2018 as Lava Jato's anti-establishment champion His campaign, built on distaste for the Brazilian elite, came four years after the historic anti-corruption probe had begun to lay bare the full web of tawdry connections between the country's political and economic masters His pick of Judge Sérgio Moro, the public face of the operation, as justice minister seemed to promise that, if nothing else, the clean-up of Brazilian politics would continue with Bolsonaro as president   Two years later, Moro has resigned, and the president has...

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