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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The top prosecutor in Brazil, Rodrigo Janot, announced on Monday that an investigation into the testimony of JBS executives is underway. If it is found that they omitted vital information...
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 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...
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 – A tornado swept over Brasília on Tuesday, April 11th, as Brazil’s Supreme Court Justice, Edson Fachin, ordered investigations into 42 federal representatives, 24 senators, three state governors and eight Temer...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Federal police in Brazil launched the 39th phase of Operação Lava Jato (Carwash) on Tuesday, March 28th, issuing five search warrants and an arrest warrant. Police say they have arrested...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On Friday the largest anti-corruption investigation ever conducted in Brazil, Lava Jato (Carwash) marks its third anniversary. Since 2014, 38 phases of the investigation have occurred. There have been 746 searches...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Prosecutors from fifteen different countries across Latin America, Europe and Africa are meeting Thursday and Friday in Brasilia, Brazil to discuss a mega corruption scandal perpetrated in their countries by...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In jail since June of 2015, the former head of one of Brazil’s largest construction companies, Marcelo Odebrecht, is ready to cooperate with authorities looking into the Lava Jato (Carwash)...
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...
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