Witzel is Not the Only Brazilian Politician Accused of Lying About Their Credentials

A recent survey by Brazilian company DNA Outplacement showed that seventy-five percent of sampled Brazilian curricula vitae contained “distorted information”.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday, May 22nd, the Governor of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Wilson Witzel, responded via Twitter to the accusation that he had falsely claimed to have studied at Harvard.

“Today, I interrupted my work as governor to clarify a lie about my academic background,” announced Witzel.

“According to the press, I have included false information on my resume, claiming to have earned a doctorate from Harvard,” he continued, before going on to state that “the . . .

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