Brazil Sports Minister Accused in Scandal: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Sports Minister Orlando Silva, who recently joined a string of ministers in Dilma Rousseff’s government to become embroiled in corruption scandals, was fighting for his career yesterday as he addressed the Senate.

Veja magazine has accused the minister of embezzling money meant for the “Segundo Tempo” program, which allocates government money to NGOs that encourage young people from . . .

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