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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...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The political landscape in Brazil avoided another upheaval yesterday (Friday, June 9th) when the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) voted against the annulment of the Dilma-Temer presidential campaign ticket, which won...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former Odebrecht executive, Fernando Migliaccio, told Lava Jato (Carwash) investigators during his plea bargaining testimony yesterday (May 16th) that the company used 30 to 40 foreign accounts for the payment...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Mega construction company, Odebrecht, gave more than R$37 million in irregular donations for the 2014 Presidential campaign, according to former company executives who agreed to plea bargaining agreements in the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Trying to downplay the effect that corruption charges against dozens of lawmakers and cabinet members may have on his administration, Brazil’s President Michel Temer seems to have opened up another...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Government officials in Peru have ordered the seizing of more than R$190 million in assets from construction conglomerate Odebrecht and seven other Brazilian companies operating in the country, according to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former first lady Marisa Leticia Lula da Silva was cremated on Saturday after doctors declared her dead on February 3rd since she no longer showed brain activity. Ex-president Lula’s wife...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday Dilma Rousseff was impeached by the Brazilian senate. The controversy that arose after the impeachment vote however, was not about Rousseff being ousted from the presidency but the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Reaction to former President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment on Wednesday (August 31st) came swiftly, both from within Brazil as well as from foreign nations. Abroad, a few Latin American countries criticized...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After months of debates, accusations and justifications, Brazil’s senate is expected to impeach suspended President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday. Although many say that the ousting of Brazil’s first woman president...
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