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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The President of Brazil, Michel Temer, stated over the weekend that he would only nominate a Supreme Court Justice to replace Justice Teori Zavascki, killed in a plane crash last week, after a new rappourter has been appointed to lead the Lava Jato (Carwash) investigations.

“Only after the rapporteur has been nominated,” President Temer said in Porto Alegre when asked by reporters after attending the wake of Justice Zavascki.

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