Brazil President Michel Temer Accused Of Corruption, Obstruction Of Justice

Brazil's top prosecutor is accusing President Michel Temer of corruption and obstruction of justice, according to an investigation released Friday by the supreme court, dramatically escalating pressure to force the embattled leader from office. At the same time, other released documents said the...

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    is required to open any proposed criminal trial against the president. Last August, the plenary session of legislators tossed out the first criminal charges brought by the AG’s office against Temer, who in that case was accused of passive corruption ...
    10/16/2017 - 2:16 pm | View Link
  • Brazil Congressional Report Recommends Shelving Charges Against Temer
    Brasilia: A Brazilian congressional report recommended on Tuesday that President Michel Temer should not face trial ... the government in the midst of Brazil‘s worst corruption scandal. Instead he was accused of taking bribes and condoning the payment ...
    10/10/2017 - 8:15 pm | View Link
  • Brazil's parliament investigation report recommends rejecting Temer charges
    and his ally who began to serve a 15-year sentence in March for corruption. The obstruction of justice charge is based on the allegation that Temer supported the JBS executives bribing Funaro to buy his silence. The Brazilian president is also accused of ...
    10/10/2017 - 6:31 pm | View Link
  • Brazil congressional report recommends shelving Temer charges
    BRASILIA (Reuters) - A Brazilian congressional report recommended on Tuesday that President Michel Temer should not face trial ... in the midst of Brazil’s worst corruption scandal. Instead he was accused of taking bribes and condoning the payment ...
    10/10/2017 - 11:07 am | View Link
  • Brazil’s president launches defence against crime charge ‘farce’
    BRASÍLIA: Brazilian President Michel Temer's lawyer on Wednesday ... against a possible suspension and trial. Temer, the first president in the country to face criminal charges while in office, is accused of obstruction of justice and racketeering.
    10/4/2017 - 11:45 pm | View Link
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