Tag: Alexandre de Moraes

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday, May 31, the Brazilian Public Prosecutor's Office asked the Federal Supreme Court (STF) to investigate the Minister of Environment, Ricardo Salles, for alleged interference in the investigations and audits of environmental crimes...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Federal Supreme Court (STF) yesterday, April 8th, ruled that mayors and governors may ban the holding of in-person religious services as a means to containing the spread of Covid-19. The Court's decision does not...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - By 364 to 130 votes, the federal Chamber of Deputies decided to uphold Daniel Silveira's imprisonment. The deputy had been arrested after he posted a video supporting the AI-5 dictatorial decree and the immediate...
The Toffoli factor, Revisited Opinion, by Michael Royster SÃO PAULO, SP - In April 2018, the Curmudgeon criticized votes by STF Justice Toffoli designed to ensure that corrupt PT politicians, including several of his friends, did not go to jail. Six...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Tensions continued high on Monday over the controversial video which surfaced over the weekend, showing the son of presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro stating that all it would take to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With seven votes for and three against, Brazil’s Supreme Court decided on Wednesday (April 5th) that state and federal employees of the security sector can not legally strike, because their...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The former Minister of Justice of Brazil, Alexandre de Moraes, was sworn in as the newest Supreme Court Justice on Wednesday, amidst criticism and praise. Moraes takes over the seat...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Curmudgeon confesses that he’s still addicted to foreign mainstream media, where POTUS Trump has monopolized the news. However, he has recently begun to find grist for his mill in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As the highest court of the land prepares to analyze Brazil’s greatest corruption graft, President Michel Temer nominates his Justice Minister and close ally Alexandre de Moraes to fill the...



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