Brazil minister resigns over corruption scandal

Brazil minister resigns over corruption scandal

A prominent Brazilian minister accused of corruption has resigned, over a scandal which also involves President Michel Temer.
Geddel Vieira Lima, who was in charge of relations with Congress, was accused by a former minister of pressuring him to approve a property investment.
Mr Temer was also accused of trying to help Mr Lima. The president denies the allegations.
The crisis could be a blow to Mr Temer, who has vowed to fight corruption.
A spokeswoman for Brazil's public prosecutor told Reuters news agency an investigation into Mr Temer may be launched.
Mr Lima is the fourth minister to... read more

25 November 2016 in World News, Views: 38
Source: BBC

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