|Paulo Bernardo Silva|
|Minister of Communications|
January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2014
|Preceded by||Nelson Macahdo|
|Succeeded by||Ricardo Berzoini|
March 10, 1952 |
São Paulo, Brazil
Paulo Bernardo Silva (São Paulo, March 10, 1952) is a Brazilian politician who is a member of the Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT). He is the former Minister of Communications. Paulo Bernardo was arrested by the Federal Police charged of receiving bribery from the Federal Government loan program for retired workers. In June 29, 2016, Paulo Bernardo was released from jail as per a preliminary monocratic decision taken by the Brazilian Supreme Court Minister Dias Toffoli, who was, in the past, attorney of the Worker's Party (PT). His wife, Gleisi Hoffmann, is a Senator for Parana state. Hoffmann was accused of receiving R$ 1.000.000,00 of Petrobras dirty money in her campaign to the Senate in 2010. She is currently under investigation by the Supreme Court for that alleged crime.
- "Ministers' profiles: Ministry of Communications – Paulo Bernardo" (Press release). Portal Brasil. 3 January 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2011.
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