Brazil education minister steps down, heading to World Bank

Brazilian Education Minister Abraham Weintraub on Thursday announced he was stepping down to take a role at the World Bank.

Weintraub, a fervent ideological defender of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, made his announcement in a short video posted to his Twitter page, reading from a prepared statement and then hugging the president.

Reporting by Eduardo Simoes; Writing by Gabriel Stargardter; Editing by Brad Haynes