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Brazil's Bolsonaro announces 1st woman cabinet member

IANS  |  Brasilia 

Brazil's President-elect has announced that Congresswoman will be his new

Dias, from Mato Grosso do Sul, is the first female cabinet member announced by and the second woman ever to head

The announcement came on Wednesday after a meeting of the transition team, reported.

Dias' home state has a strong agro-business presence. The is an of the Agribusiness Parliamentary Front (FPA).

So far, has announced four other cabinet members, including Paulo Guedes, who will head the new He also named the who jailed his rival as the

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 09:18 IST
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