Minister of Mines and Energy
January 1, 2015 – May 12, 2016
|Succeeded by||Fernando Coelho Filho|
Member of the Federal Senate from Amazonas
February 1, 2011
45th Governor of Amazonas
January 1, 2003 – March 31, 2010
|Preceded by||Amazonino Mendes|
|Succeeded by||Omar Aziz|
|Born||December 6, 1960
Belem, Pará, Brazil
|Political party||Brazilian Democratic Movement Party|
Carlos Eduardo de Sousa Braga (born December 6, 1960) is a Brazilian politician, businessman, current Minister of Mines and Energy and former senator representing the state of Amazonas. Better known as Eduardo Braga, he was a councilman in Manaus (1981–1985), state deputy (1987–1991), representative (1991–1993), vice-mayor (1993–1994) and mayor (1994–1997). He campaigned for the government of Amazonas in 1998 and for the city hall of Manaus in 2000 without success. He was elected governor of Amazonas in October 2002, in the first turn, with 52.4% of the votes, and assumed office on 1 January 2003. In 2006, Braga was re-elected, in the first turn. He renounced in 2010 to run for the Senate on the elections of that year.
He is a member of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party (PMDB).
- "Eduardo Braga's page on Brazilian Senate site".
- "Over 500 top leaders to gather in Cancun, Mexico". Mexico: World Economic Forum. 9 April 2008. Retrieved 23 August 2010.[permanent dead link]
- Ministério de Minas e Energia (in Portuguese)
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