Bolsonaro swaps Brazil energy minister amid fuel-price flap

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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro removed Bento Albuquerque from his role as Mines and Energy Minister.Economy Ministry official Adolfo Sachsida will replace him, according to an official gazette publication. Albuquerque, an admiral in the Brazilian navy, had been Bolsonario's Mines and energy Minister since day one of his administration.
Bolsonaro swaps Brazil energy minister amid fuel-price flap
10 days ago·Brasília, Brazil

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Reuters

Bolsonaro swaps Brazil energy minister amid fuel-price flap

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro replaced his energy minister with a high-ranking Economy Ministry official on Wednesday in the latest sign of political turmoil over fuel-price hikes by state-run oil company Petrobras.

10 days ago·United Kingdom
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National Post

Brazil's Bolsonaro removes Albuquerque as Mines and Energy Minister

BRASILIA -- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro removed Bento Albuquerque from his role as Mines and Energy Minister in the early hours of Wednesday, an official gazette publication showed. Read More

10 days ago·Canada
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Business Live

Bolsonaro replaces retired navy officer as energy minister as fuel prices climb

Brazil's leader also urges the state oil firm not to raise fuel prices, warning it would provoke a ‘national convulsion’

9 days ago·Johannesburg, South Africa
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Infobae

Jair Bolsonaro replaced his energy minister after criticizing him for the increase in diesel

The Brazilian president removed Bento Albuquerque, a Navy admiral considered to be of his utmost trust, from office. Economist Adolfo Sachsida to take office

9 days ago·C A B A, Argentina
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Merco Press

Bolsonaro sacks energy minister

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro chose to replace Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque just one day after an 8.87% increase in the price of diesel fuel at Petrobras' refineries.

9 days ago·C C S, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Bolsonaro changes Minister of Mines and Energy after criticism of Petrobras' pricing policy

In a live last week, the president claimed that the state company would be 'breaking Brazil' with the increase in fuel prices

10 days ago
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