Bethlem Scandal Continues and May Affect Elections

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As allegations continue to swirl around national Congressman Rodrigo Bethlem, a former member of the administration of Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes and fellow member of the Partido do Movimento Democrático Brasileiro (Brazilian Democratic Movement Party) or PMDB, the mounting corruption scandal threatens to spread and negatively impact the party during the upcoming October 2014 elections in Brazil.

Allegations against Bethlem were first brought to light by his ex-wife Vanessa Felippe Bethlem. On Friday, July 25, two Brazilian magazines Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?