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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Today (Wednesday, May 11th) the Senate in Brazil starts to vote on whether or not to launch an impeachment trial against President Dilma Rousseff for mismanagement of funds to hide...
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 Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – This past weekend Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff started her first official state visit to the United States and will visit New York, Washington and San Francisco. Rousseff and the Brazilian...
By Ruth Faulkner, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff visited the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee with representatives from the three levels of government yesterday (May 12th), seeing the headquarters for the first time. The...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In Rio de Janeiro around 15,000 people protested against the government of President Dilma Rousseff and the recent money laundering scandal on Copacabana beach. The peaceful protest took up both...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A combination of facts discovered in Operation Lava Jato (car wash) regarding a huge money laundering scandal in Brazil involving oil giant Petrobras together with a weak economy, have led...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - President Dilma Rousseff approved last Wednesday a landmark Internet Bill of Rights that guarantees privacy and freedom of speech for users in the country one day after the Senate...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government, according to O Globo, is making preparations to implement the third stage of the growth acceleration program known as PAC (Programa de Aceleração do Crescimento). Set...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – An additional 2,808 foreign doctors will arrive in Brazil this week, President Dilma Rousseff announced via her personal account on microblogging platform Twitter on Saturday, November 9th. The doctors...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has criticized the probable presidential candidate Aécio Neves while defending his successor's record during a meeting with business leaders in Rio de...
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