Bolsonaro Appoints Ramagem’s Right-Hand Man to Head Federal Police

An extra issue of the Federal Gazette features Rolando Alexandre de Souza as the head of the Federal Police, and President Bolsonaro swore him into office 20 minutes after publication.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro appointed, on Monday, May 4th, detective Rolando Alexandre de Souza as Director General of the Federal Police (PF). The decision was published in an extra edition of the Federal Gazette, and the swearing-in ceremony took place only 20 minutes after publication.

Rolando was until now the Planning and Management Secretary of the Brazilian Investigation Agency (ABIN) and close to Alexandre Ramagem, the intelligence agency's . . .

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