In Brazil, held a protest demanding the resignation of the President

© AP Photo / Andre Reppererunt against Brazilian President Michel Tamara. Archival photoIn Brazil, held a protest demanding the resignation of the President© AP Photo / Andre Penner

Several hundred people in several cities of Brazil staged a demonstration demanding the resignation of President Michel Temer, reports Reuters.

According to the Agency, demonstrations were held in several cities, particularly in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

On Friday, may 19, the protests affected more than ten cities in the country. The most extensive took place in Rio da Janeiro, Sao Paulo and the capital Brasilia. So, in Rio de Janeiro took to the streets of more than 2 thousand protesters.

Brazil’s Supreme court has approved an investigation against the head of state Michel Temer in connection with the request of one of the deputies after the published portal Globo audio. During the meeting, Temer allegedly gives the order to pay more than 630 thousand dollars of eks-the head of the chamber of deputies, Eduardo Cunha for «silence» on the case of corruption around oil company Petrobras. Sam Temer rejects the accusations and says he will not resign. Representing the socialist party, the Ministers of defence and culture of Brazil resign amid scandal.

In the case of the impeachment of Temer the post of interim President for up to 90 days to take the head of the chamber of deputies of the Brazilian Parliament, after which it will elect a President, and not direct, but through the voting of parliamentarians. In this national presidential elections scheduled for 2018.

In August last year was dismissed the previous President Dilma Rousseff.


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