By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio de Janeiro’s city council announced on Tuesday it was suspending its mid-year recess to analyze two impeachment processes against Mayor Marcelo Crivella. Crivella is accused of promising to use his clout to obtain advantages for Evangelical churches.

According to the two impeachment processes filed, Crivella is accused of administrative impropriety for having used the City Palace (government headquarters) for a meeting with evangelical leaders on July 4th, where he promised advantages to the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here