Bolsonaro Names André Mendonça as Brazil’s Minister of Justice

Contrary to what CNN predicted yesterday, André Mendonça is the new Brazilian Justice Minister.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Tuesday's Federal Gazette features the appointment of André Mendonça, who was serving as the head of the Solicitor General's Office (AGU), as Minister of Justice and Public Safety.

The position had been vacant since Friday, April 24th, when Sérgio Moro resigned and accused President Jair Bolsonaro of interference in the Federal Police.

Mendonça was not among the most rumored candidates to take over the position held by Moro. Other names, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?