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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On Tuesday (October 17th) the Senate in Brazil overturned by 44 votes to 26 a Supreme Court decision that suspended Senator Aecio Neves from his legislative seat. The decision comes...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Students from Rio de Janeiro’s State University (UERJ) prepared for the first day of classes on Tuesday received disappointing news on Monday night, as university officials announced that the start...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former Presidential candidate, Senator Aecio Neves, asked for R$2 million from JBS President Joesley Batista, according to the executive in his plea-bargaining agreement. With the latest turn of events Supreme...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Foreign relation ministers from the four founding countries of Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) called an emergency meeting on Saturday, April 1st in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to discuss the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The situation remains tense in the capital of Espírito Santo, Vitória, during the sixth day of violence. City officials have announced that schools and health clinics should remain closed and...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite being informed that a Venezuelan representative would not be able to attend the extraordinary meeting of the Mercosur Council, the country’s representative went to Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, and...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The tension between Mercosur partners increased on Tuesday, September 13th as chancellors from Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay decided not to allow Venezuela to occupy the presidency of the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian Volley Confederation (CBV) announced on Thursday, December 18th, that it would implement in ninety days all of the measures suggested by Brazil’s Comptroller's General Office (CGU) in an attempt...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A Brazilian federal judge has thrown out a legal bid by telecom giant TIM to appeal against a decision by Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações (National Telecommunications Agency, ANATEL), the...
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