Brazil's tourism minister resigns amid graft scheme implications | Reuters

SAO PAULO Brazil's tourism minister, Henrique Eduardo Alves, resigned on Thursday, according to the president's office, making him the third minister to leave the month-old government of interim President Michel Temer.

Alves was one of about two dozen officials implicated in a graft scheme at state oil company Petrobras in plea bargain testimony by a former executive made public on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Lisandra Paraguassu; Writing by Marcelo Teixeira; Editing by Alan Crosby)

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.


Published Date: Jun 17, 2016 02:01 am | Updated Date: Jun 17, 2016 02:01 am

Also See