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By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Polícia Federal (Federal Police) has announced the opening of a investigation into possible ramifications of the corruption scandal at football (soccer) governing body FIFA in Brazil. Brazilian José...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – One of Italy’s most wanted criminals, mob boss Pasquale Scotti, was arrested on Tuesday, May 26th, in Brazil’s Northeastern city of Recife, where he had been living incognito for the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Federal Police in Brazil has indicted twelve executives from four construction giants being investigated in the Petrobras money laundering scandal. According to the government agency, a lobbyist for some...
By Laura Madden, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Japanese company Modec, which provides services to the oil industry, was fined R$16.6 million last week for an oil spill in Ilha Grande Bay along the southern coast of...
By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Proposing marriage to the checkout girl at your local supermarket before rushing off to the registry office on the last day of your visa entitlement is definitely not an advisable, nor...
By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The long-awaited immigration amnesty is at last a reality, and a canvassing of opinion among Gringoes indicates that an easier time is being had by those outside Rio and São Paulo. While...
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