Another Crisis in Brazil’s Temer Administration

Ex-Culture Minister says his departure was due to pressures coming from one of the President’s main advisors, Government Secretary, Geddel Vieira Lima.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President Michel Temer is facing yet another crisis with one of his cabinet members, with accusations by an outgoing minister of being pressured by a colleague to authorize the construction of a luxury apartment building in a historical preservation area. The accused minister is now under investigation by the Presidency’s Ethics Committee.

Temer’s headache began on Friday, November 18th, when Culture Minister, Marcelo Calero, resigned . . .

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