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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the mega-corruption investigation Operação Lava Jato (Operation Carwash) continues, yesterday the Brazil Supreme Court (STF) minister Teori Zavascki approved opening two inquiries against the president of the Chamber of Deputies, Eduardo Cunha (PMDB-RJ). The new charges were entered into court last week, citing crimes of corruption and money laundering.

With the decision, Cunha now faces a total of four inquiries and criminal proceedings in the STF to-date. On Friday (April 22nd), the Prosecutor General of the Republic, Rodrigo Janot, said Eduardo Cunha is the target of . . .

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