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Brazil Prosecutors Call for Arrest of Pro-Impeachment Leaders

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Brazil President Dilma Rousseff
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Brazil’s Prosecutor General has requested the arrest of Senate Chief Calheiros and other ruling party leaders over an alleged corruption cover-up. Brazil's chief prosecutor asked the Supreme Court to authorize the arrest of the presidents of the Senate and of the ruling Brazilian Democratic Movement Party, or PMDB, for allegedly trying to obstruct police investigations, newspaper O Globo said on Tuesday. The trial is expected to conclude in mid-August as Brazil is hosting the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Under Brazilian law, the Supreme Court must approve any judicial action taken against members of congress.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

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