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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    Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's Congress rejected corruption charges against ... escape from a potential trial. The first president in the country to face criminal charges while still in office, Temer is accused of obstruction of justice and racketeering.
    10/25/2017 - 2:22 pm | View Link
  • Brazil’s Michel Temer charged with obstruction of justice
    Accused of paying hush ... Sao Paulo, Sep 15: Brazilian President Michel Temer was charged with obstruction of justice and leading a criminal organisation, the latest fallout from a wide-ranging corruption probe that has ensnared many of the elite in ...
    09/14/2017 - 6:35 pm | View Link
  • Brazil's attorney general formally accuses President Michel Temer of corruption
    Brazil's top federal prosecutor charged President Michel Temer on Monday with ... recorded a conversation with Temer in which the president appears to condone bribing a potential witness. Batista also accused Temer and aides of negotiating millions of ...
    06/26/2017 - 2:56 pm | View Link
  • Brazil President Michel Temer formally accused of corruption
    Brazil's attorney general formally accused President Michel Temer of corruption on Monday ... Janot opened an investigation last month into Temer for corruption, obstruction of justice and being part of a criminal organization. A recording emerged that ...
    06/26/2017 - 2:45 pm | View Link
  • Brazil's top prosecutor accuses President Michel Temer of corruption and obstruction of justice
    A top prosecutor has accused Brazil's president Michel Temer of corruption and obstruction of justice. Mr Temer fought for his political life on Friday after being accused of attempting to derail a massive corruption investigation known as 'Car Wash.'
    05/19/2017 - 3:49 pm | View Link
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  • Michel Temer
    Michel Miguel Elias Temer Lulia (Portuguese pronunciation: [miˈʃɛw miˈɡɛw eˈliɐs ˈtemeɾ luˈliɐ]; born 23 September 1940) is a Brazilian lawyer and politician serving as the 37th and current President of Brazil.He took office on 31 August 2016 after the impeachment and removal from office of his predecessor Dilma Rousseff.He had been Vice President since 2011 and Acting President ...
    05/23/2018 - 2:48 am | View Website
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    The President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, state governors and municipal mayors may be impeached by the Chamber of Deputies and tried and removed by the Federal Senate.Upon conviction, the officeholder has his political rights revoked for eight years--which has the effect of barring him from running for any office.
    05/20/2018 - 7:37 am | View Website
  • Brazil’s Corruption Fallout | Council on Foreign Relations
    Federal investigators in Brazil have uncovered corruption at the highest levels of the government and in the country’s largest corporations. Corruption probes that began in 2014 have reached the highest levels of the Brazilian government and corporate elite, implicating President Michel Temer ...
    04/24/2018 - 3:54 pm | View Website
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