Alleged Bribery Scheme in Rio Triggers Request for Mayor Crivella’s Impeachment

The Rio de Janeiro State Prosecutor's Office (MP-RJ) has opened an inquiry into a bribery-negotiation denunciation in the Rio de Janeiro City Hall.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The case was reported by the newspaper O Globo on Monday, December 2nd. As a result, city councilor Teresa Bergher is preparing a new petition for mayor Marcelo Crivella's impeachment and intends to lodge a complaint in the City Council today, December 3rd.

"This is a case warranting the opening of impeachment proceedings. The city council must deliver an opinion and since we had a city councilor heading the city, the ethics council must also . . .

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