Brazil Publishes Education Minister’s Dismissal Only After He Lands on US Soil

The decision was signed by President Bolsonaro. When in office, the ex-Minister was entitled to a diplomatic passport, allowing him to enter the US.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Saturday, President Jair Bolsonaro published the dismissal of Abraham Weintraub as Minister of Education. Weintraub left Brazil on Friday night for the United States, while he still retained the privileges of a Minister of State, including a diplomatic passport.

The publication in a special edition of the Federal Gazette occurred hours after Weintraub's brother, Arthur Weintraub, and the Communications Office of the Ministry of Education (MEC) confirmed his arrival in the United States . . .

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