Michel Temer, who recently held the position of interim president of Brazil for 180 days, was an informant for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in the United States, this WikiLeaks reported Friday.
According to the international organization, Temer maintained constant communication with the US Embassy Brazil to exchange classified as “sensitive” information and “for official use only.”
The document, which shows the relationship between the CIA and Temer, was sent from Sao Paulo (Brazil) to reach the US Southern Command with information about the political situation in Brazil during the presidential term of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
In one of the two leaked cables (dating from 2006) states that “the Federal Deputy Michel Temer, national president of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party (PMDB), believes that public disillusionment with President Lula and the Workers Party ( PT) provides an opportunity for the PMDB present its own candidate for the 2006 presidential elections. ”
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) May 13, 2016
Michel Temer, vice president of Brazil and former ally of President Dilma Rousseff, took up the post of interim president of the South American country for 180 days.
President Dilma Rousseff was separated temporarily from office while carrying out a political trial against him. Before removal from office Rousseff and Temer had already planned government announced its plan which emphasizes the elimination of ministries created in the previous administration that benefited the poorest sectors.