The prosecutor has asked the supreme court to greenlight the arrest of four politicians tied to interim president Michel Temer who he alleges sought to halt the advance of the massive Lava Jato, or Car Wash, graft investigation.
Concern over abuse of power has been heightened by Brazil's current political chaos, which has exposed a cornucopia of unethical, and often allegedly criminal, conduct by political leaders across the spectrum.
In an expected but historic moment for Latin America, Brazil's president has been removed from office and will face an impeachment trial, in what her supporters describe as a coup.
It's been a disastrous month for the ruling government, but protesters across the country flocked to the streets in an attempt to blow wind into the sails of an administration that many have already declared a sinking ship.
Meet the Prime Minister of Dick, or PMD for short. He's a South African artist who "slings dicks and dicktures" for a living—i.e. absurd, surreal, and sometimes brilliant illustrations of, well, penises.