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Brazil president forced into reshuffle as scandal mounts

Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been forced into a cabinet reshuffle after sacrificing a top minister over mounting corruption accusations engulfing the government.According to media reports, Lula called senior ministers together before the resignation of his chief of staff, Jose Dirceu, on Thursday to announce that there would be changes. Education Minister Tarso Genro said the government was “the main loser from the departure of Jose Dirceu” because of his “big political duties” in the Lula administration.Full Story

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