Elected at the end of October with 55% of the votes, Jair Bolsonaro took over yesterday, January 1, 2019, the Presidency of the Republic of Brazil.
He is the 38th president, the first ex-military since the dictatorship (1964-1985).
Succeeds to Michel Temer, who ruled from August 2016 to December 2018, following Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment.
One of the first measures of Bolsonaro will be the definition of the new “minimum wage”, which will go from R$ 954.00 to R$ 998.00.
Here is the list of ministers that form the Bolsonaro government:
Onyx Lorenzoni – Casa Civil
Sergio Moro – Justice
Paulo Guedes – Economy
Augusto Heleno – Institutional security
Marcos Pontes – Science and technology
Tereza Cristina – Agriculture
Fernando Azevedo and Silva – Defense
Ernesto Araujo – Foreign affairs
Roberto Campos Neto – Banco Central
Wagner de Campos – Transparency
Luiz Henrique Mandetta – Health
André Luiz de Almeida Mendonça – Advocacy of the State
Gustavo Bebianno – General Secretariat
Ricardo Vélez Rodrigues – Education
Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz – Government Secretariat
Tarcisio Gomes de Freitas – Infrastructure
Gustavo Canuto – Regional Development
Osmar Terra – Citizenship
Marcelo Alvaro Antonio – Tourism
Bento Costa Lima – Mining and energy
Damares Alvares – Woman, family and human rights
Ricardo Aquino Salles – Environment