Brazil’s Bolsonaro names judge who jailed his rival as justice minister

Brazilian federal judge Sergio Moro waits to cast his vote in Curitiba, Brazil October 7, 2018. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro has convinced crusading anti-graft Judge Sergio Moro to become his justice minister, the two said on Thursday, delighting supporters and enraging critics by hiring the jurist who jailed Bolsonaro’s chief political rival. Moro oversaw the “Operation Car Wash” probe that sent former President Luiz Inacio […]

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