Scandal Continues as Clinton Arrives

Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - The ongoing corruption scandal that has dogged the Conservative Democrat Party (DEM) has claimed another victim, with the resignation of acting governor of Brasilia Paulo Octavio. As the latest member of the DEM to fall on his sword, Mr. Octavio essentially leaves Brasilia without a governor just two days before the arrival of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to the city as part of her whirlwind tour of South America.

The latest scandal seems to be making near-weekly headlines, as more officials are being implicated in the financial wrongdoings. Last . . .

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