Tag: Eduardo Cunha

Brazil’s Supreme Court Suspends Lower House Speaker Eduardo Cunha

Top Story — A Brazilian Supreme Court minister suspended Lower House Speaker Eduardo Cunha from office on Thursday over Cunha’s alleged involvement in the massive corruption scheme at Brazilian oil […] Read More >

Brazilian Judge Rules Vice President Must Face Impeachment, Complicating Succession Plans

Top Story — A Brazilian Supreme Court justice on Tuesday ordered Congress to initiate impeachment proceedings against Vice President Michel Temer, complicating efforts by Temer’s party to install him in […] Read More >

Brazil Court Grants Rousseff Temporary Reprieve on Impeachment

Brazil’s Supreme Court issued two decisions Thursday that will assist embattled President Dilma Rousseff in her attempts thwart impeachment proceedings. The Court voted to invalidate the results of a secret […] Read More >

Brazil Attorney General Calls for Speaker’s Ouster for ‘Obstructing’ Investigation

Top Story — Brazil’s attorney general on Wednesday called for the Supreme Court to remove House Speaker Eduardo Cunha from office, arguing Cunha has used his position to obstruct a […] Read More >

Brazil’s Supreme Court Grants President Temporary Impeachment Reprieve

Top Story — Brazil’s Supreme Court gave president Dilma Rousseff a temporary reprieve from the threat of impeachment on Tuesday, ruling against lower house speaker Eduardo Cunha on issues relating […] Read More >

Brazil House Speaker Faces Calls for Resignation Amid Corruption Charges

Top Story — Brazilian lower house speaker Eduardo Cunha faced intensified calls for his resignation on Thursday after Switzerland announced criminal proceedings against the politician on charges of money laundering […] Read More >