Brazil: Protesters urge ‘corrupt’ Temer to go

BRAZILIANS took to the streets on Thursday night to demand an end to the rule of unelected President Michel Temer — now facing a corruption probe.
But Mr Temer, who was vice-president until he came to power in a “legislative coup” that overthrew Workers’ Party president Dilma Rousseff last August, refused to quit.
Earlier in the day the Supreme Federal Court opened an investigation into allegations that Mr Temer had solicited bribes to keep his jailed PMDB party colleague Eduardo Cunha from revealing massive corruption.
The court also lifted an embargo on a 39-minute recording obtained by... read more

 
20 May 2017 in Editorial, Views: 40
Source: Morning Star
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