Brazil’s Executive Committee on Public Ethics, on a unanimous decision adopted on Wednesday recommended President Dilma Rousseff the removal of Labour and Employment Minister Carlos Lupi. Read full article
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'Stepping down' is one thing, but being punished by the courts is another.Dec 01st, 2011 - 10:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Brasilian officials are, in practice, immune from prosecution - and even more immune from jail-time punishment leading from prosecution.
Why, oh why, does Brasil allow such people to fade from public view for a few days and then re-appear as a 'different' senior public figure ????
There are people in high office who are serial transgressors (=criminals) who continue to spend their life - and earn their fortunes both above and below the table - in positions of the highest influence.
Strengthen the arm of an independent, non-corrupt judiciary.
Make the LAW work.
Remove life-long serial appeals against judgements.
INSIST ON the Ficha Limpa.