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Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday, August 2nd, the Chamber of Deputies will take a roll call vote of its members to determine whether the STF should be allowed to try President Temer while he...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Congress in Brazil signed into effect on Tuesday, Constitutional Amendment 96, which authorizes the practice of vaquejada and rodeos in the country, determining that sporting practices and cultural manifestations with...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One of the main reasons President Trump won the U.S. Presidential election was his constant proclamation during his campaign that he would “drain the swamp”. The swamp in question was Washington...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last week, by 3-2 decisions, the 2nd Panel of the STF granted habeas corpus petitions and released from prison three prominent defendants in Lava Jato cases; all of them were closely...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Among those authorized to be investigated for corruption by Supreme Court Justice Edson Fachin, are eight of President Michel Temer’s cabinet members. The main accusations against them are corruption and...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Although it’s difficult to put aside the continual leakage of prominent political names appearing on Janot’s List of alleged malfeasants, the Curmudgeon will do so because there is an even more...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Supreme Court (STF) in Brazil has recently been doing a lot of thinking outside the box (“caixa” can mean box in Portuguese), taking a very activist stance against Brazilian corporate...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Curmudgeon invites his braver readers to Google the word “suruba”. Almost all the references will refer to porn; unsurprising, because “suruba” is slang for a gang bang. The one non-porn...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The week promises to be tense in Brasília, Brazil, with the signed plea bargains by 77 executives and former employees of Odebrecht being sent by prosecutors to the country’s Supreme...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Superior Electoral Court (TSE) in Brazil is investigating whether the 2014 Dilma/Temer ticket should be disqualified for prohibited electioneering practices. Defendants in the Lava-Jato investigations have mentioned Temer as involved...
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