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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The transparency minister in Brazil, Fabiano Silveira, resigned Monday after recorded conversations showed him criticizing the mega-corruption Lava Jato (Carwash) inquiries and giving advice to those being investigated. Silveira was dubbed by many in the government as interim president Michel Temer’s anti-corruption minister.

Silveira is the second cabinet minister to resign since President Temer took over the country less than a month ago after the suspension of President Dilma Rousseff, who is facing an impeachment trial.

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