By Stephen Eisenhammer, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Petrobrás, Brazil’s state-controlled oil company, is suspected of inadvertently funding a political campaign of the ruling Worker’s Party (PT) through a contract with local NGO, Pangea, current affairs magazine Epoca reported last week.
Pangea is an environmental conservation and sustainable development NGO which receives a large amount of state funding for its operations in Bahia state.
A report by the Controladoria Geral da União (Brazil’s Office of the Federal Controller General) indicated that of the . . .