31 May '16, 9am

#Brazil anti-corruption minister resigns - We say: No one should be above the law!

30 May 2016 · Transparency International Secretariat Translations: PT Transparency International calls on government of Brazil to remove tainted ministers The government must guarantee that any cabinet members involved in corruption will be dismissed. This follows press reports on 29 May that taped conversations show Minister of Transparency, Supervision and Control Fabiano Silveira allegedly trying to indicate how politicians can avoid investigation in the Petrobras scandal, known as Lava Jato or Car Wash. “No one should be above the law. There must be no impunity for the corrupt and no behind closed door deals. It is disappointing that the ministry in charge of transparency is now under suspicion as part of a cover up,” said Alejandro Salas, director for the Americas at Transparency International. Transparency International will suspend its dialogue with the MTMC until a...

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