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Famous President Has Been Impeached Over Padora Papers Allegations.

President Sebastián Piñera of Chile has been impeached by the bhouse of Congress, over allegations that he favoured the sale of a family property while in office. The Impeachement was done with a minimum of 78 votes needed in the 155-member chamber of deputies. 67 legislators voted against impeachment. Piñera is unlikely to be removed by the 43-member upper house, where the opposition has only 24 of the 29 votes needed to oust a president. Piñera, who is one of Chile’s wealthiest people faces accusation stems from the publication of the Pandora papers, which revealed offshore financial dealings of prominent figures around the world. Documents are revealing new details of a controversial deal to sell the Piñera family’s stake . There was a contract found that suggested the first Ksh15.4 billions of the sale was made through shell companies registered in the British Virgin Islands. The national prosecutor’s office has said it is once again investigating the case. Juan José Ossa the minister of Presidency called the impeachment a political show.

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