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Brazil – Political Corruption Net Widens, Police Have Arrested Former Minister Geddel Vieira Lima

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Brazilian police have arrested former minister Geddel Vieira Lima as part of an investigation into loans that state bank Caixa Econômica Federal extended to meatpacking, finance, toll road and real estate companies between 2011 and 2013, the prosecutor-general’s office said. In a statement on Monday (July 3) the prosecutor-general’s office accused Vieira Lima of acting to…