| 13 April 2024, Saturday |

Brazil’s Lula announces new set of cabinet members with VP as minister

In preparation for his inauguration on January 1, Brazil’s new president-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Thursday unveiled his new cabinet, which will include Vice President-elect Geraldo Alckmin as minister of development, industry, and commerce.

Lula also said economist Esther Dweck would lead the newly created Management Ministry, while business-friendly congressman Alexandre Padilha was appointed institutional affairs minister.

  • Reuters