New Brazilian president's Cabinet choices turn heads

New Brazilian president's Cabinet choices turn heads
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Brazil's new interim president is drawing global attention for some of his Cabinet choices, which includes no women.

Michel Temer, 75, was sworn in as leader of Brazil for a period of up to six months after lawmakers removed Dilma Rousseff from power. She will now face an impeachment trial in the country's senate.

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Temer's Cabinet choices have received mixed reviews. His finance minister will be Henrique Meirelles, a respected economist who led the country's central bank and is a favorite of investors.

The new Justice minister, Alexandre de Moraes, was in charge of security in the state of Sao Paulo, where 1 in 4 murders is attributed to police forces, El Pais newspaper reported.

Also raising eyebrows were the Agriculture minister, a millionaire soybean producer accused of promoting massive deforestation; and the Science minister, a creationist.

Temer also picked no women for his Cabinet, according to The New York Times.