Brazil’s president named in corruption allegations – BBC News

Brazil’s President Michel Temer has been accused of pressuring a cabinet minister to engage in corrupt practices.Former Culture Minister Marcelo Calero said Mr Temer asked him to help another minister in a personal business deal.He said he was asked to allow construction of luxury apartments in a historic district of Salvador.Mr Calero, who resigned last week, had previously blocked the plans. President Temer has denied the allegations.However, he admitted talking to Mr Calero about the project.

Source: Brazil’s president named in corruption allegations – BBC News

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