Rio Governor Witzel Denies Improbity, Submits Brief Against Impeachment to ALERJ

Witzel's defense argues that the governor acted as soon as the frauds in Rio's Health Secretariat became public accusing Edmar Santos, its former head, of being the official who "commanded all illicit acts at the head of the Secretariat".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro Governor Wilson Witzel, removed from office by a Federal Superior Court (STJ) ruling last Friday, August 28th, denied having committed the crime of administrative improbity, and urged the Legislative Assembly of the State of Rio de Janeiro (ALERJ) to be spared the

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