Home Tags Ficha Limpa

Tag: Ficha Limpa

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Three Brazilian judges from a regional court in Porto Alegre maintained on Wednesday the conviction of former president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, raising his sentence from the original nine...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Tomorrow a three-judge panel of the Federal Court of Appeals (TRF) in Porto Alegre will decide whether to confirm, modify or overturn the lower court decision by Judge Sergio Moro that...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This week, the Brazilian Supreme Court (STF) is considering the arcane topic of whether a state legislature has the power to veto a court order to jail a member of that...
Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Watching Brazil in the last year reminds me of the slow, tragic, predictable and inevitable collapse of some child star’s younger sibling that has flown too close to the sun while...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With less than three weeks to go before general elections in Brazil, gubernatorial candidates of three states announced they would withdraw their names from the ballots: a direct result of...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With the objective of doing away with corruption in Brazil’s political system, the Ficha Limpa law (Clean Record Law) faces its toughest test in the upcoming October general elections. The...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – As Brazil prepares for Sunday’s October 7th municipal elections, 640 candidates for mayor in 602 cities will appear on the ballot but might not be allowed to take office if they...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – Regional election courts have barred more than 300 mayoral candidates in October’s municipal elections from running for office under the Lei do Ficha Limpa (Clean Record Law), which declares citizens convicted...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Minister Cármen Lúcia, president of the Superior Electoral Court (TSE), said on Friday at the Regional Electoral Court meeting in Rio Grande do Norte that the court “no longer...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Yesterday the Supreme Court ruled the Ficha Limpa, (or “Clean Record”) anti-corruption law to be constitutional, announcing that it would be enforced for the upcoming municipal elections...
- Advertisement -

STAY CONNECTED

26,935FansLike
6,091FollowersFollow
5,463FollowersFollow

LATEST NEWS

WEATHER

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
scattered clouds
21.6 ° C
23 °
20 °
88 %
2.1kmh
40 %
Sun
27 °
Mon
28 °
Tue
28 °
Wed
28 °
Thu
23 °

CURRENCY

BRL - Brazilian Real
USD
3.4034
GBP
4.7818
EUR
4.1892
CAD
2.6928
AUD
2.6210