Brazilian Ethics Council to Discuss Eduardo Cunha’s Fate

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Chamber of Deputies’ Ethics Council in Brazil starts to discuss the possible impeachment of Chamber of Deputies President, Eduardo Cunha, on Tuesday. Cunha is accused of a breach in legislative decorum for allegedly receiving money from the Lava Jato (Carwash) scandal.

According to Chamber representatives who filed the process, Cunha lied about having foreign bank accounts. In March, in statements given to the Congressional Investigative Committee (CPI) looking into the corruption scandal at Petrobras, Cunha said he did not have any foreign bank accounts.

In September Swiss authorities confirmed . . .

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