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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva went on the attack on Wednesday calling his former finance minister and a key member of his staff, Antonio Palocci, cold and calculating....
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – One of former President Luiz Inacio 'Lula' da Silva’s most powerful cabinet members, Antonio Palocci, told Judge Sergio Moro yesterday (September 6th) shocking news implicating Lula and former President Rousseff...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last September, a federal prosecutor accused former President Lula of being the mastermind and supreme leader of the Mensalão and Petrolão schemes; during the announcement, he showed a PowerPoint presentation where...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last week, by 3-2 decisions, the 2nd Panel of the STF granted habeas corpus petitions and released from prison three prominent defendants in Lava Jato cases; all of them were closely...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former Brazilian Chief of Staff, Antonio Palocci, told judge Sergio Moro during questioning on Thursday that he is willing to give ‘names, addresses and operations carried out’. According to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former Odebrecht CEO, Marcelo Odebrecht, testified on Monday that the codename ‘friend’ in the company’s bribe accounting ledger referred to former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, according to local...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former Finance Minister under Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s administration, and former president Dilma Rousseff’s Chief of Staff Antonio Palocci, was arrested today by federal police in connection with the...
By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's new Defense Minister Celso Amorim had a first meeting with the commanders of the armed forces on Saturday. It was the first encounter between Amorim and the military...
Opinion, by Samantha Barthelemy RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Worse than having a government plagued by corruption – a problem by no means exclusive to the Brazilian society – is denouncing corruption and then allowing it to remain unpunished. We are...
By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the aftermath of the scandal surrounding Dilma Rousseff's controversial chief of staff, Antionio Palocci, the Brazilian president's popularity is at an all-time high. According to polling agency Datafolha in...
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