Risks to Brazil’s Temer subside after bungled JBS plea bargain • The Foreign Desk

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – The arrest on Sunday of Joesley Batista, a billionaire meatpacker who implicated President Michel Temer in a corruption scandal, has actually improved the Brazilian leader’s prospects of surviving graft allegations and serving out his term through 2018. But the three-month political crisis triggered by the plea bargain allegations by …

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