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Third indictment request a fitting end to Michel Temer’s presidency

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Prosecutor General Raquel Dodge (L) and President Michel Temer.

The Prosecutor General’s decision to indict President Michel Temer yesterday as part of a corruption investigation, only 12 days before the end of his term, puts a bow on what has been a consistently controversial and unpopular administration.

In a report of over 70 pages, Prosecutor General Raquel Dodge accuses Mr. Temer and five of his allies of receiving unlawful benefits in exchange for the issuance of a presidential decree in favor of companies working at the Port of Santos, the largest in Latin America.

Ms. Dodge requests that the president is convicted of...

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