Ethics Committee in Brazil Accepts Process Against Cunha

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Ethics Committee in Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies has approved by eleven votes to nine to continue the process against Chamber President, Eduardo Cunha. Cunha is accused of receiving bribes, money-laundering and passive corruption in the Lava-Jato (Carwash) scandal.

According to Committee members one of the factors that led them to approve the process was the fact that during the Special Congressional Investigation (CPI) into Petrobras . . .

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