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Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last week and this have proven beyond any doubt that Brazilian politicians have no sense of shame whatsoever. Lula (who instituted and oversaw both the Mensalão and Petrolão scandals) said that...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last week, by a 4-3 decision, Brazil’s highest electoral court (TSE) decided to absolve the Dilma/Temer 2014 campaign ticket of charges that they had abused the powers of office by receiving...
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 – New revelations made by former Odebrecht CEO that ex-president Dilma Rousseff knew about illicit campaign contributions made to her re-election are stirring up controversy not only with the former leader...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – More than 41 percent of donations made to political candidates in this year’s October municipal elections were irregular, says Brazil’s Electoral Court (TSE). In terms of values, the TSE announced...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The weekend has ended, Holy Week has begun, but the tenterhooks are still holding both Lula and most people in suspense. The reason for all this uncertainty is Holy Week. There’s...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Thousands turned out throughout Brazil on Friday to show their support for former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the Workers’ Party (PT) and the Rousseff government. The demonstrations were...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Curmudgeon, together with almost everyone else in Brazil, is still on tenterhooks today — Saturday March 19th. The question on everyone’s mind is “Will he or won’t he?” The “he”...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Judge Gilmar Mendes at Brazil's Federal Electoral Court (TSE) asked prosecutors to investigate several leads hinting at potential illegal financing of President Dilma Rousseff's re-election campaign last October. He...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Supporters of high-ranking members of the Workers' Party (PT), José Genoino, Delúbio Soares and José Dirceu, condemned in the landmark mensalão cash-for-votes corruption trial have set up crowdfunding websites,...
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