Congress in Brazil Returns to Impeachment and Corruption

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian congressional representatives are scheduled to return to work this week and will have to face a wave of controversial issues already at the beginning of 2016. In addition to processes involving the possible impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, representatives in Brasilia will also have to discuss ousting Chamber of Deputies Speaker, Eduardo Cunha and PT Senator Delcidio do Amaral.

The legislative year will start with at least eleven parliamentary investigative commissions resuming their sessions, with issues ranging from soccer to HSBC operations, youth assassinations to cyber crimes.

The Chamber . . .

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