Petrobras graft probe snags top Brazilian politicians

March 7, 2015 12:17 AM

8 0

Petrobras graft probe snags top Brazilian politicians

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Supreme Court will investigate the speakers of both houses of Congress and more than two dozen other politicians in connection with a multibillion-dollar kickback scheme at state-controlled oil company Petrobras.

The scandal has shaken the political establishment and undermined support for President Dilma Rousseff, who was narrowly re-elected last year and is struggling to stave off an economic recession and a downgrade by credit rating agencies.

Also read: Donald Trump's Tough Act to Follow

Read more

To category page

Loading...