Brazil's Supreme Court has ordered an investigation into 74 new politicians, including a third of current President Michel Temer's cabinet.

This follows information obtained as part of a plea-bargaining deal with the former president of Brazil's largest engineering company, Odebrecht.

The probe has shaken the region's political establishment as a multinational investigation into who received almost $1bn in kickbacks in 10 Latin American countries widens.

Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Punta Catalina, Dominican Republic.

Latin America, Dominican Republic, Politics