By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The new Justice Minister in Brazil, Torquato Jardim, said during a press conference that he would not hinder the Lava Jato (Car Wash) investigations and that the operation is a ‘state program’. Jardim was sworn in as the new minister by Brazil’s President Michel Temer on Wednesday, replacing Osmar Serraglio.
“Lava Jato is a state program, it is no longer a government, a public prosecutor's office, nor a judicial or an executive program. It is the will of the State,” Jardim told a room full of journalists.
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