Brazil Court Justice Won't Lift Ban on Silva Cabinet Post

March 22, 2016 5:45 PM

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A Brazilian Supreme Court justice is rejecting a motion that would have let former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva take a Cabinet post.

Rosa Weber on Tuesday denied a request by Silva's lawyers to overturn a decision last week that blocked Silva from becoming chief of staff to his successor, President Dilma Rousseff.

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