Brazil environment minister resigns amid investigation

Terra Daily


Brasilia (AFP) June 23, 2021

Brazil's controversial environment minister, Ricardo Salles, announced his resignation Wednesday, just over a month after the Supreme Court ordered an investigation into allegations he was involved in a timber trafficking scheme. "I have presented my resignation to the president, which he accepted," Salles, 46, told a news conference at the presidential palace in Brasilia. Salles, one of

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