By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Yesterday morning President Dilma Rousseff met with with the Labor Minister, Carlos Lupi, to demand an explanation of why he apparently lied about the details of a trip he made to Maranhão on government business.

On Saturday, Lupi was accused by Veja magazine of flying to Maranhão in a plane chartered by Adair Meira, who is under investigation by the CGU (the Comptroller General’s Office)as the man at the centre of the network of NGOs caught up in a Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here