By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The former Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies in Brazil, Eduardo Cunha, has been ousted from the Brazilian Congress as his impeachment process was approved by a crushing 450 votes in favor, ten against and nine abstaining. The measure puts an end to a process which spanned for eleven months.

“Brazil is better off without Cunha in public life,” Representative Chico Alencar was quoted as saying on G1 website. Alencar, has been one of Cunha’s biggest critics and noted that the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here