Brazilian House Files Motion to Sack Its Speaker

The president of the Council of Ethics and Parliamentary Decorum of the Brazilian House of Representatives, deputy Ricardo Izar (PTB party – São Paulo), is expected to file a motion, today, with the Chair of the Chamber of Deputies to open a process to revoke the legislative mandate of the House Speaker, Severino Cavalcanti.

The motion against Cavalcanti was filed in the Council, yesterday September 13, by members of five parties (PPS, PFL, PDT, PV, and the PSDB), 20 legislators from the left-wing of the PT, and deputy Luciana Genro (PSOL-RS).


The president of the Chamber has been accused by the entrepreneur, Sebastião Buani – Buani presented a cashed check for US$ 3,032 (7,000 reais) as proof – of demanding a bribe, during the period when he was first secretary of the Chamber, to renew the concession for the Fiorella restaurant, located on the tenth floor of the Chamber.


Abr

Tags:

  • Show Comments (0)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Ads

You May Also Like

Brazil: 44 Women Killed by Their Partners in Recife, in One Month

The head of Brazil’s Special Secretariat for Women Policies, Minister Nilcéa Freire, says that ...

Chinese Learn from Brazil How to Be Socio-Enrironmentally Hip

Brazilian-Paraguyan Itaipu Binational, a hydroelectric power plant built on the border between Brazil and ...

No-Earthquake-Land Brazil Has Been Shaking Good Lately

Brazilians learn in elementary school that the country has been blessed with the absence ...

Calling the Tune

Which are the best Brazilian songs ever? Seven among the 10 best were composed ...

Brazil and Argentina Cheer Castro. There’s Talk of Bringing Cuba into Mercosur.

The 30th Mercosur presidential summit Friday, July 21, in Cordoba, Argentina, signaled the official ...

Gas Retailers in Brazil Accuse Sugar Mill Owners of Lack of Scruples

According to the Retail Fuel Merchants’ Syndicate (Sindicomb), the problems that the Brazilian federal ...

Brazil Tops Countries with Most Investment from Europe

The first ever summit between the European Union and Brazil is taking place in ...

Brazilian Shoe Stylist Does Work for Bebe and Guess

The designer of feminine shoes Meline Moumdjian, owner of the brand of luxury shoes ...

No Yes-Man Anymore

After 100 years playing a subordinate role to the United States, Brazil, under Lula, ...