Brazil's top anti-corruption prosecutor charges President Michel Temer with obstruction of justice & racketeering
Brazil's top anti-corruption prosecutor has charged President Michel Temer with obstruction of justice and racketeering.
It is the second set of criminal charges he faces. This is based on the plea-bargain testimony of the owners of the meatpacker JBS.
They accused Mr Temer of taking bribes and conspiring to buy the silence of a witness.
Mr Temer has strongly rejected all allegations of wrongdoing. The earlier corruption charge was blocked by Congress, which has the power to decide whether the president should stand trial.
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