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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio de Janeiro’s City Council rejected on Thursday, a request for the start of an impeachment process of mayor, Marcelo Crivella. Crivella was accused of a lack of administrative integrity for offering special benefits to Evangelical groups.

"I want to thank God for one more victory, and the city council members for their determination to reject a petition for impeachment without a legal basis,” said Mayor Crivella on social media after the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?