Brazil Former chief of staff jailed

Saturday, 16 November 2013 - 8:26

Brazil has started to jail senior figures convicted in the country's biggest corruption trial, the "Mensalao" - big monthly allowance.


The Supreme Court issued arrest orders for 12 of the 25 politicians, bankers and businessmen convicted last year.


Ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's former chief of staff was among the first to surrender to the police.

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