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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Federal police officials in Brazil arrested Congressional representative, Candido Vaccarezza this morning (August 18th) as it launched the 43rd and 44th phases of Operação Lava Jato (Car Wash). The operations...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The president of Brazil’s Development Bank (BNDES) criticized judicial decisions handed down to companies investigated in the Lava Jato (Car Wash) corruption scandal on Monday, stating that they lack an...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This morning, Thursday, July 27th, the Federal Police in Brazil served court orders which included three temporary arrest and eleven search and seizure in the 42nd phase of Lava Jato...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A Congressional panel in Brazil rejected on Thursday a recommendation that President Michel Temer be charged with the crime of passive corruption. The decision comes a day after former...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In a surprising turn of events, federal judge Sergio Moro, sentenced Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to nine years and six months in prison for passive corruption...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The federal police in Brazil announced on Thursday that officers assigned to the task force responsible for investigating exclusively the facts related to the Operação Lava Jato (Car Wash) will...
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. Nevertheless, there are still people in Brazil who truly...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With a 2 to 1 vote, Brazil’s Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) found the once billionaire businessman Eike Batista guilty of insider trading, ordering Batista to pay a fine of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Less than 24 hours after the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) voted against the annulment of the Rousseff-Temer presidential ticket, political turbulence has once again rocked the Temer Administration. The Administration...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian economy continues to show signs of recovery and growth despite the current political turbulence, according to Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles. According to the official Meirelles the markets are...
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