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Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash
Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash

Eduardo Campos, a candidate for president in Brazil's October elections, died Wednesday when a Cessna jet carrying him and his closest aides crashed in Santos, a port city in Sao Paulo state. He was 49. Campos' wife, his five children and his vice presidential candidate, Marina Silva, had decided to take commercial flights and were not with him on the Cessna. The six other people on board the downed aircraft were feared dead. ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this post incorrectly stated that Campos was governor of Pernambuco state between 2006 and 2010 and then served as a minister under President Dilma Rousseff until last year. He was a minister in the...

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