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  • Saturday, August 28th 2021 - 09:31 UTC

    Peru's cabinet survives Parliamentarian vote of confidence

    Castillo avoided having to appoint another Prime Minister

    The Government of Peruvian President Pedro Castillo and Prime Minister Guido Bellido has survived a vote of confidence motion at the national single-House Legislature controlled by the right-wing opposition.

  • Wednesday, March 31st 2021 - 09:13 UTC

    Brazil needs to appoint new brass after mass resignation

    “The Armed Forces will always side with legality,” said VP Mourao (Pic Veja)

    Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Tuesday accepted the resignations of the current heads of the three armed forces – General Edson Pujol (Army), Admiral Ilqes Barbosa (Navy) and Brigadier Antonio Carlos Bermudes (Air Force) just one day after dismissing Defense Minister Fernando Azevedo and appointing Walter Braga Netto as his successor.

  • Wednesday, November 28th 2018 - 08:47 UTC

    Bolsonaro adds two more military officers to his cabinet

    General Santos Cruz led UN peacekeepers in Haiti and the Democratic Republic of Congo, has been picked to lead political relations with Congress

    Brazil's right-wing president-elect Jair Bolsonaro picked retired General Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz as his minister in charge of political relations with Congress, and military engineer Tarcisio Freitas as his infrastructure ministry, a fifth and sixth military to his cabinet.