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In Brazil, arrest brings Petrobras scandal closer to President Rousseff
In Brazil, arrest brings Petrobras scandal closer to President Rousseff

 Authorities in Brazil arrested the treasurer of President Dilma Rousseff's Workers' Party on Wednesday, as a corruption scandal involving the Petrobras oil company deepens and continues to contribute to political and economic problems in Latin America's largest country. Joao Vaccari Neto was arrested at his home in Sao Paulo on Wednesday morning, according to statements by police and the Workers' Party. The party said later that Vaccari asked to be removed from his post. His apprehension brings the wide-ranging probe closer to the top of Rousseff's administration, which is battling low approval ratings, opposition calls for impeachment and rebellious...

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