Brazil’s President Temer Expected to Change 17 of 28 Ministers

The Minister of Cities, Bruno Araujo, resigned with a letter thanking President Temer for the confidence.

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This week has shaken up senior political leadership in Brazil as one minister resigns and the senate leader Romero Jucá (PMDB-RR) announces that more changes are on the way. By Twitter, Jucá said that President Michel Temer is expected to switch 17 out of 28 ministers.

On Monday, the Minister of Cities, Bruno Araujo, handed over the post to President Michel Temer, and on Tuesday, Jucá wrote that it "precipitated" the debate on ministerial reform within the government.

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