- The Brazilian Senate President Renan Calheiros still do not have to resign because he is being prosecuted for embezzlement. A majority of the colleagues of Chief Justices, there appeared Wednesday before Calheiros is serving his term.
However, the judges determined that he should not have more the function of a successor to the President as appropriate.
Caleiros explained Tuesday the command of one of the chief judges to step down next to him again and appealed. Therefore required a decision by the full Board.
Against Calheiros walk eleven corruption investigations. Most are related to corrupt practices by state oil company Petrobras.