Bento Costa Lima

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Costa Lima in 2019

Bento Costa Lima Leite de Alburquerque Júnior (born 3 August 1958) is a Brazilian politician. He has served as the Minister of Mines and Energy since 2019. He joined the Brazilian Navy in 1973, and later rose to the rank of admiral. He was born in Rio de Janeiro.

In March 2020, during the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, Costa Lima tested positive for COVID-19.[1]

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  1. Lis, Lais (18 March 2020). "Ministro de Minas e Energia Bento Albuquerque tem o novo coronavírus, diz Bolsonaro" (in Portuguese). G1. Retrieved 19 March 2020.