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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Yesterday (August 2nd) the Chamber of Deputies in Brazil rejected charges of passive corruption against President Michel Temer. With the result, Temer will not face a Supreme Court trial and...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Yesterday Brasilia registered a wave of meetings and late-night dinners as both government allies and opposition try to garner votes from representatives of Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies, which today (Wednesday...
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...
Opinion by Jeb Blount RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – I’ve rarely been as depressed about Brazil’s future as I was watching the giant Brazil-wide protests May 30th against Brazilian President Michel Temer. On the surface at least, the rallies were a...
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 – Rio de Janeiro’s Regional Electoral Court (TRE-RJ) on Wednesday, voted 3 to 2 for state governor, Luiz Fernando de Souza Pezão, and his running mate, Francisco Dornelles, to step down...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s former Speaker of the House, Eduardo Cunha, was arrested on Wednesday, October 19th, by federal police accused of corruption in the Lava Jato (Carwash) scandal. Cunha, known for being...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The former Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies in Brazil, Eduardo Cunha, has been ousted from the Brazilian Congress as his impeachment process was approved by a crushing 450...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Former Speaker of Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies, Eduardo Cunha, is expected to be impeached today by the country’s Lower House. Cunha is accused of receiving bribes related to Operação...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For most spectators, the most surprising event of the entire impeachment proceeding was the abrupt division of the vote on impeachment (guilt or innocence) from the vote on punishment (loss of...
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