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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President Michel Temer and allies maybe in for another turbulent week with the arrest of Temer’s former aide, Rodrigo Rocha Loures, on Saturday. Loures was filmed in April receiving...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The new Justice Minister in Brazil, Torquato Jardim, said during a press conference that he would not hinder the Lava Jato (Car Wash) investigations and that the operation is a...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This past weekend, while 100,000 people were protesting on Copacabana Beach against beleaguered President Temer, the Prez himself, safely ensconced in Brasília after calling out the Army to protect him from...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday (May 28th), from 11AM, a free concert is set to happen on Copacabana Beach, aimed at calling for President Temer's exit and direct presidential elections. Caetano Veloso, Mano Brown, Criolo,...
Opinion By Jeb Blount RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a week of historic developments, Brazil’s giant Lava Jato, or “Car Wash” corruption probe edges closer to victory over the country’s corrosive and endemic graft and the impunity of its...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, testified on Wednesday before Judge Sergio Moro for more than five hours and denied any knowledge of wrongdoing and obtaining benefits...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A federal judge in Brasilia ordered on Tuesday the suspension of all activities at the Lula Institute, a NGO established by former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva after he...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Supreme Court in Brazil voted three to two yesterday (May 2nd) to release former Minister José Dirceu from jail. Dirceu was arrested in August of 2015 by federal court...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The senate in Brazil approved on Wednesday (April 27th) a bill to curb what it dubs as ‘abuse of power’ by federal prosecutors looking into corruption allegations. On the same...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former Brazilian Chief of Staff, Antonio Palocci, told judge Sergio Moro during questioning on Thursday that he is willing to give ‘names, addresses and operations carried out’. According to...
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