Brazil Court Suspends Lower House Speaker Eduardo Cunha

BBC, 05/05/2016

Brazil’s top court has suspended Lower House Speaker Eduardo Cunha from his mandate, following a request by the country’s attorney general, officials say.
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He has been accused of trying to obstruct a corruption investigation against him and intimidating lawmakers.

Mr Cunha is an outspoken critic of President Dilma Rousseff and has led an impeachment drive against her.

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