New Minister of Transparency Says Lava Jato Will Help Brazil

The minister said it is not possible to say that there is currently more corruption in Brazil than in the past, because in the past there were not as many technological tools to detect illicit acts as there are today.

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At a seminar held by the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) in Rio de Janeiro, the new interim Minister of Transparency and Comptroller General of the Union, Wagner de Campos Rosário, said the country will be better after Operation Lava Jato (Car Wash), when it comes to fighting corruption.

"I think Brazil will be better. [...] Lava Jato is a critical moment in which the problem of corruption is being exposed, not only through investigation, but in the testimony of those involved," Minister Rosário said to the group on Wednesday, June . . .

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