June 15, 2016

Brazil Creates More Fodder For Its Netflix Series

In the latest of a series of seemingly unending Brazilian corruption probes, Eduardo Cunha, the President of Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies, was stripped of his seat for allegedly lying about having undeclared bank accounts in Switzerland. As you would imagine, Cunha proclaimed his innocence and plans to appeal. Should he fail, however, he has a back-up plan. Like any honorable politician, he warned that if he goes down, he’s taking other politicians down with him. With Netflix announcing in April that they will be making a show about the Brazilian corruption scandal, the material continues to write itself.

Op Ed: Making Brazil’s Political Crisis Worse

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