Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has appointed a new Justice Minister for the second time in a month. On Monday night, the President accepted the resignation of Justice Minister Wellington Lima e Silva, who quit because of a conflict of interest with his career as a prosecutor. Lima e Silva had served for less than a month, replacing José Eduardo Cardozo, who resigned under political pressure for his handling of a sweeping corruption investigation. Rousseff has now appointed career civil servant Eugênio de Aragão as Justice Minister. Aragão has no political party affiliation. Most recently, he served as Deputy Solicitor-General.
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