Bolsonaro: “I Put an End to Lava Jato, Because There’s No More Corruption in the Government.”

Despite Bolsonaro's statement, the prerogative to shut down Lava Jato does not rest with the Executive Branch, but with the Prosecutor General's Office (PGR).

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Yesterday afternoon, October 7th, President Jair Bolsonaro said he had put an end to Operation Lava Jato because, according to him, "there is no more corruption in the government".

The statement came during a ceremony to launch the 'Voo Simples' program (Simple Flight . . .

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