The acting chairman of the Brazilian Federal Court of Accounts (TCU) and rapporteur of the Port of Santos privatization process, demanded the court’s technical unit a report on the project by November 6. Minister Bruno Dantas signed the order on October 11, stressing the “relevance of the matter” and the “need for timely action”.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has accused her opponents of trying to overthrow a democratically elected government by seeking to oust her without any material facts while spreading hatred and intolerance across the country.
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff suffered a major new setback Wednesday when a court ruled that her government's accounting practices were illegal, handing ammunition to opponents threatening impeachment proceedings. The decision by the Federal Accounts Court or TCU was the latest blow to Rousseff, less than a year into her second term.
Brazil's attorney general argued on Sunday for the removal of a judge overseeing an investigation of embattled President Dilma Rousseff's accounts, a last-minute attempt to avoid a ruling that could lead to her impeachment.
Brazil's highest accounting court gave another 15 days for President Dilma Rousseff to respond to accusations she doctored the government accounts last year to hide the deterioration of the country's finances.
President Dilma Rousseff got an extra 15 days on Wednesday to respond to allegations that she doctored public accounts last year, delaying a decision by a court that could pave the way for the populist leader's impeachment.